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[こう()·いん()·()····]
kouinyanogotoshi
expression

Alternate Written Forms:

[こう()·いん()·()··ごと()·]
kouinyanogotoshi

Root Words:

[こう()·いん() + () + の + ごと()·]
kouin + ya + no + gotoshi

English Meaning(s) for 光陰矢のごとし

expression
  1. time flies like an arrow; time and tide wait for no man; life is short

Meanings for each kanji in 光陰矢のごとし

ray; light Kanji Details »
shade; yin; negative; sex organs; secret; shadow Kanji Details »
dart; arrow Kanji Details »

Sample Sentences for 光陰矢のごとし

How time flies!
We often hear it said that time flies.

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