Japanese Word Entry

三十六計逃げるに如かず
Kana:さんじゅうろっけいにげるにしかず
Definition: the smartest thing in a tight situation is to beat a retreat
Alternative form: 三十六計逃げるにしかず

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Chinese characters used in this word

three
Readings
Mandarin: ㄙㄢ (sān)
Cantonese: saam1, saam3
Japanese: サン、 ゾウ / み、 み.つ、 みっ.つ、 みたび
Korean:
Vietnamese: tam, tám
Variants
Semantic variant forms:

ten, tenth, complete, perfect
Readings
Mandarin: ㄕˊ (shí)
Cantonese: sap6
Japanese: ジュウ、 ジッ、 ジュッ、 ジツ / とお、 と、 とう、 とたび
Korean:
Vietnamese: thập

six, number six
Readings
Mandarin: ㄌㄧㄡˋ (liù), ㄌㄨˋ (lù)
Cantonese: luk6
Japanese: ロク、 リク / む、 む.つ、 むっ.つ、 むい、 むたび
Korean: 륙, 육
Vietnamese: lục

plot, plan, scheme, measure, strategem
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄧˋ (jì)
Cantonese: gai3, gei3
Japanese: ケイ、 カイ / はか.る、 はか.らう、 かぞえる、 はかりごと
Korean:
Vietnamese: kế, kê, kể
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:

escape, flee, shirk, evade, set free, abscond, dodge
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄠˊ (táo)
Cantonese: tou4
Japanese: トウ / に.げる、 に.がす、 のが.す、 のが.れる
Korean:
Vietnamese: đào
Variants
Semantic variant form:

likeness, like, such as, as if, better, best, equal, if, supposing, as
Readings
Mandarin: ㄖㄨˊ (rú)
Cantonese: jyu4
Japanese: ジョ、 ニョ / ごと.し、 ごとく、 しく、 ゆく
Korean:
Vietnamese: như