Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
猿も木から落ちる
Kana Reading
さるもきからおちる
Romaji
sarumokikaraochiru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Ichidan verb
    Meaning
    even monkeys fall from trees; anyone can make a mistake; pride comes before a fall; even Homer sometimes nods

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

13 strokes

monkey

On'Yomi: エン

Kun'Yomi: さる

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JLPT 3

12 strokes

fall, drop, come down

On'Yomi: ラク

Kun'Yomi: お.ちる, お.ち, お.とす

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JLPT 5

4 strokes

tree, wood

On'Yomi: ボク, モク

Kun'Yomi: , こ-

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