Tag Archives: 坊主

As recently as this morning

(This.) 坊主憎けりゃ袈裟まで憎い (Bouzu nikukerya kesa made nikui; “If you hate a priest, even the priestly robe is loathsome”) Definition: If you hate somebody or something, then all too often you also start to dislike neutral things that you associate with … Continue reading

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Better than “Six days a sacrifice”

And on the morning of the third day, he said, “Ugh.” 三日坊主 mi-.kka.bou.zu Literally: three – day – priest – master Alternately: Giving up on something after only trying it out for a little while. Alternately, someone who has trouble … Continue reading

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