言うは易く行うは難し

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
やす
Grade: 5
おこな
Grade: 2
かた
Grade: 6
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling
言うは易く行うは難し (kyūjitai)

EtymologyEdit

Literally "Saying [it] is easy [and] executing is difficult".

PronunciationEdit

  • Kun’yomi
    • IPA(key): [iɯ̟ᵝ ɰᵝa̠ ja̠sɨᵝkɯ̟ᵝ o̞ko̞na̠ɯ̟ᵝ ɰᵝa̠ ka̠ta̠ɕi]

ProverbEdit

()うは(やす)(おこな)うは(かた) (iu wa yasuku okonau wa katashi

  1. it is easier said than done

SynonymsEdit