Once-in-a-lifetime Opportunity

Popular four-letter idioms in Japan

This is one of the Japanese famous idioms consisting of four kanji characters. The meaning is “Treasure every encounter and meeting for it will never recur”. This is from a concept of Japanese tea ceremony. The reading order of each character is upper right, lower right, upper left, lower left. “一” represents one, “期” represents opportunity, and “會” represents meeting.

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