Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 悪貨は良貨を駆逐する(あっかはりょうかをくちくする) in Japanese

悪貨は良貨を駆逐する
Kana Reading
あっかはりょうかをくちくする, あくかはりょうかをくちくする
Romaji
akkaharyōkawokuchikusuru, akukaharyōkawokuchikusuru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
    Meaning
    when there is a legal tender currency, bad money drives out good money (Gresham's Law)


Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

10 strokes

pursue, drive away, chase, accomplish, attain, commit

On'Yomi: チク

Kun'Yomi:

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JLPT 1

14 strokes

drive, run, gallop, advance, inspire, impel

On'Yomi: ク

Kun'Yomi: か.ける, か.る

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JLPT 2

11 strokes

freight, goods, property

On'Yomi: カ

Kun'Yomi: たから

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JLPT 4

11 strokes

bad, vice, rascal, false, evil, wrong

On'Yomi: アク, オ

Kun'Yomi: わる.い, わる-, あ.し, にく.い, -にく.い, ああ, いずくに, いずくんぞ, にく.む

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JLPT 3

7 strokes

good, pleasing, skilled

On'Yomi: リョウ

Kun'Yomi: よ.い, -よ.い, い.い, -い.い

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