Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 宝の持ち腐れ(たからのもちぐされ) in Japanese

宝の持ち腐れ
Kana Reading
たからのもちぐされ
Romaji
takaranomochigusare
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    pearls thrown before swine; unused possession; useless possession; waste of talent


Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

14 strokes

rot, decay, sour

On'Yomi: フ

Kun'Yomi: くさ.る, -くさ.る, くさ.れる, くさ.れ, くさ.らす, くさ.す

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JLPT 2

8 strokes

treasure, wealth, valuables

On'Yomi: ホウ

Kun'Yomi: たから

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JLPT 4

9 strokes

hold, have

On'Yomi: ジ

Kun'Yomi: も.つ, -も.ち, も.てる

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