鶏口となるも牛後となるなかれ

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: S
こう
Grade: 1
ぎゅう
Grade: 2

Grade: 2

EtymologyEdit

From Literary Chinese 寧為雞口勿為牛後.

Alternative formsEdit

ProverbEdit

鶏口となるも牛後となるなかれ (hiragana けいこうとなるもぎゅうごとなるなかれ, romaji keikō to naru mo gyūgo to naru nakare)

  1. It is better to be a big fish in a small pond than a small fish in a big pond.
Last modified on 25 December 2013, at 04:01