Favourite Japanese proverb?

Posted by: UtherPenguin

I've put the romaji transliteration as choices and the translations in the choice description

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7 Total Votes
1

Nanakorobi yaoki

2 votes
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"Fall down seven times, stand up eight"

2

Ore wa, ochinchin ga daisuki nandayo

1 vote
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"Fear is greater than the danger. / An attempt is sometimes easier than expected."

3

Yon hyaku niju moyase

1 vote
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"He who refuses to obey cannot command"

4

Jaku niku kyo shoku

1 vote
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"The weak are meat for the strong to eat"

5

Akuin akka

1 vote
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"Evil cause, evil effect / bad causes bring bad results"

6

Roketto Chikubi wo aru yo

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"Old love does not rust"

7

Saru mo ki kara ochiru

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"Even monkeys fall from trees"

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UtherPenguin says2015-07-11T14:19:54.8427259-05:00
"yon hyaku niju moyase" actually means 420 blaze it. Some of the translations are actually fake.
Black-Jesus says2015-07-11T14:54:04.0918202-05:00
Wouldn't that be awesome?

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