Tag Archives: words

Words, words, words

千言万語 sen.gen.ban.go Literally: thousand – say – ten thousand – word Alternately: Very many words. A vast number of words. Really quite a very large number of words indeed. Speech or writing that is long-winded, meandering, overdone, prolix, repetitive, tedious, … Continue reading

Posted in Japanese, Yojijukugo | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Do what I say, say what I do

An elephant’s faithful, one hundred percent! 言行一致 gen.kou.i-.cchi Literally: speak – go/act – one – do Alternately: One’s words and actions are in accord. Doing what one says. Walking the walk as well as talking the talk. The opposite of … Continue reading

Posted in Japanese, Yojijukugo | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment