Last modified on 15 September 2013, at 05:22

捕らぬ狸の皮算用

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Hyōgaiji Grade: 3 Grade: 2 Grade: 2

EtymologyEdit

Literally, counting the skins of uncaught raccoon dogs.

ProverbEdit

捕らぬ狸の皮算用 (hiragana とらぬたぬきのかわざんよう, romaji toranu tanuki no kawazan'yō)

  1. don't count your chickens before they're hatched

Derived termsEdit