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How to say “To return the favor” in Japanese. Japanese meaning of 恩返し(おんがえし・ongaeshi)Japanese old tales.


To return the favor.

There is one of the famous Japanese fairytale stories,
Called Tsuru no ongaeshi.

Tsuru means crane.
So the crane which is the main character in the story pays old couple who helped her, back in her way.

If interested, look it up by youtube or something.

Today’s recommended book is  つるの恩返し, Tsuru no ongaeshi.

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