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[かく()·げん()]
kakugen
noun, no adjective

English Meaning(s) for 格言

noun, no adjective
  1. aphorism

Definition and Synonyms for 格言

Maxim a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits
Synonyms: ことわざ, マキシム, 名言, 格言, 箴言, 金言, 金言名句
Apophthegm a short pithy instructive saying
Synonyms: アフォリズム, 格言, 警句, 金言
Saw a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
Synonyms: ことわざ, 俗諺, 俚諺, 名言, 成句, 格言, 箴言, 金言

Meanings for each kanji in 格言

status; rank; capacity; character; case (law, grammar) Kanji Details »
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Categories 格言 is a member of

Maxim a saying that is widely accepted on its own merits
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Locution a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
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Sample Sentences for 格言

He worked in his favorite maxim.
We have a saying to the effect that a good neighbor is better than a faraway relative.

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