TAKOBOTO

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十日の菊
Readings
とおかのきく
tookanokiku
Meanings
Expression
See also: 重陽
something that comes too late and is useless, like a chrysanthemum prepared for the ninth day of the ninth month of the lunar calendar for the Chrysanthemum festival but that blooms only on the tenthzu spät! (Chrysanthemen werden am 9. September beim Chrysanthemen-Fest ausgestellt; blüht eine Blüte erst am 10., ist es zu spät)

Kanji
ON: ジュウ, ジッ, ジュッKUN: とお, と
ten

ON: ニチ, ジツKUN: ひ, -び, -か
day, sun, Japan, counter for days

ON: キク
chrysanthemum

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