Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
後門の虎前門の狼
Kana Reading
こうもんのとらぜんもんのおおかみ
Romaji
kōmonnotorazenmonnōokami
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
    Meaning
    Between the devil and the deep sea

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