TAKOBOTO

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左前
Readings
ひだりまえ
hidarimae
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
wearing a kimono with the right side over the left (normally used only for the dead)

going badly (one's business, one's fortune, the economy), being in a bad financial situationvertauschtes Tragen der beiden Kimono-Seiten, Tragen eines Kimonos mit der linken Seiten über die rechte Seite geschlagen (und zwar vom Gegenüber aus betrachtet die linke Seite; mit dieser Kimono-Tragweise werden Tote aufgebahrt), schlechte wirtschaftliche Lage
Kanji
ON: サ, シャKUN: ひだり
left

ON: ゼンKUN: まえ, -まえ
in front, before

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