Tag Archives: time flies

Save perhaps Eärendil at the Door of Night

送る月日に関守なし (Okuru tsukihi ni sekimori nashi; “Time has no gatekeeper”) Definition: Time passes quickly. There is no guard blocking the paths of months and days, and they cannot be stopped. “Time and tide wait for no one.” Breakdown: We begin … Continue reading

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…and fruit flies like a banana?

This is one of my more favorite and more commonly quoted kotowaza. I’m not sure how it took me so long to get around to it. Time flies, I guess. 8^D 光陰矢の如し(Kouin ya no gotoshi; “Light and shadow are like … Continue reading

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