Odds and tips

枝葉末節
shi.you.ma-.ssetsu

Literally: branch – leaf – tip – node/joint

Alternately: Peripheral, relatively inconsequential things. The leaves and branches of a matter, rather than the trunk.

Notes: Some versions may replace 節 with 端 (tan, “edge”).

ShiYouStuff

UNIMPORTANT (relatively)

About Confanity

I love the written word more than anything else I've had the chance to work with. I'm back in the States from Japan for grad school, but still studying Japanese with the hope of becoming a translator -- or writer, or even teacher -- as long as it's something language-related.
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