Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
棺を蓋いて事定まる
Kana Reading
かんをおおいてことさだまる
Romaji
kanwōoitekotosadamaru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
    Meaning
    a person's worth is assessed only when their coffin is sealed

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Kanji in this word

13 strokes

cover, lid, flap

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JLPT 1

12 strokes

coffin, casket

On'Yomi: カン

Kun'Yomi:

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JLPT 3

8 strokes

determine, fix, establish, decide

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JLPT 4

8 strokes

matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly

On'Yomi: ,

Kun'Yomi: こと, つか.う, つか.える

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