Kotowaza and Sayings Audio
足が棒になる - to walk one's legs off; have very sore legs; my dogs are barking
朝飯前 - child's play; cinch; no sweat; piece of cake
穴があったら入りたい - to be so ashamed, one wishes to crawl in a hole
あけすけに言う - say something frankly; openly; without reserve
Japanese is a language full of fun idioms. Let's explore a few Body Part Idioms using the Hand.
These two idioms are perhaps the most useful 'hand' idioms in Japanese.
手がいっぱい to have one's hands full; be up to here (with something); busy
Karuta is a traditional Japanese card game based on the Iroha kana order. Karuta is a great way to not only build hiragana recognition, but to learn many useful proverbs. It is a favorite pastime on New Year's Day.
This page lists all of the sayings, proverbs, and poems for the Inubou Karuta card set. With Audio