切磋琢磨

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Hyōgaiji Jinmeiyō Grade: S

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 切磋琢磨.

NounEdit

切磋琢磨 (hiragana せっさたくま, romaji sessatakuma)

  1. applying oneself and studying hard to cultivate oneself
  2. Friendly competition, improving oneself by learning from others.

VerbEdit

切磋琢磨 + する (hiragana せっさたくまする, romaji sessatakuma suru)

  1. apply oneself and study hard to improve oneself
  2. Try to improve by learning from others, apply oneself to closely to someone.

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Last modified on 28 January 2014, at 18:05