Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
船頭多くして船山に登る, 船頭多くして船山に上る
Kana Reading
せんどうおおくしてふねやまにのぼる
Romaji
sendōōkushitefuneyamaninoboru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
    Meaning
    too many cooks spoil the broth (lit: too many captains will steer the ship up a mountain)

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JLPT 3

11 strokes

ship, boat

On'Yomi: セン

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ascend, climb up

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head, counter for large animals

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6 strokes

many, frequent, much

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: おお.い, まさ.に, まさ.る

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JLPT 5

3 strokes

mountain

On'Yomi: サン, セン

Kun'Yomi: やま

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