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Spear-spine spirit

首尾一貫 shu.bi.i-.kkan Literally: neck / head – tail – one – pierce Alternately: Seeing something through from beginning to end without any change in attitude. Consistency in principles, execution of a project, etc. Although the idea might seem negative to … Continue reading

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One piece of sushi?

寿司一貫 is the correct counter! 終始一貫 shuu.shi.i-.kkan Literally: end – begin – one – pierce Alternately: Unchanging. Consistent. Without any variation, straight through from beginning to end, especially in one’s way of doing things. Notes: This phrase comes to us … Continue reading

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