Yojijukugo

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"Four character idioms" 四字熟語

Usage[edit]

  • In DekaRanger, many of the lines that Ban shout out are idioms such as this.
  • All the titles in Shougeki Gouraigan are yojijukugo.
  • The format of Fourze's titles are in yojimukugo format.

Examples[edit]

  • 自業自得 Jigou Jitoku - Reap what you sow.
  • 公私混同 Koushi Kondou - Mixing up official business with personal affairs. Mixing public policy with private interest.
  • 一陽来復 Ichiyou Raifuku - A return to fortune
  • 帰家穏座 Kika Onza - Home sweet home
    • 不撓不屈 Futou Fukutsu - Indomitable
    • 大願成就 Taigan Jouju - Realization of a great ambition

Related Terms[edit]

More Japanese[edit]

List of Japanese Words

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yojijukugo A more detailed explanation of Yojijukugo with more examples.