Resources > Japanese Dictionary

諺, ことわざ

  • kotowaza
JLPT LEVEL 3

Definition

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • proverb
  • maxim

Examples of 諺,ことわざ in a Sentence

I have heard this proverb used.
An old proverb says that time is money.
これはには意味わからないことわざです
This is a proverb the meaning of which I don't know.
What you have just said reminds me of an old saying.
これはがその意味分からないことわざです
This is a proverb the meaning of which I do not understand.
He quoted some famous proverbs from the Bible.
This proverb is worth remembering.
彼女ことわざいくつ知っている
She knows many proverbs.
The old proverb still holds good in our modern society.
I wonder if there is any meaning to putting proverbs into English?

Related Study Lists

  • This list contains all words and kanji related to the JLPT N3 test. Official word and kanji lists are not available for these tests;...
  •    This list excludes people, animals, plants, and places.           .
Learn Japanese Online

Start Learning Japanese Now

Get Started
The Nihongo Master Podcast

Want to learn Japanese on the go?

Download our podcast to get all of our episodes featuring free Japanese lessons, news, and entertainment.

Download Now