TAKOBOTO

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小袋と小娘
Readings
こぶくろとこむすめ
kobukurotokomusume
Meanings
Expression
small bag and young woman

like a small bag seems to be able to contain few items yet can be stuffed with many, a young woman seems inexpensive to bring up yet can end up costing a lot
a young woman and a small bag are both fragile and great care must be taken with both of them
Kanji
ON: ショウKUN: ちい.さい, こ-, お-, さ-
little, small

ON: タイ, ダイKUN: ふくろ
sack, bag, pouch

ON: ショウKUN: ちい.さい, こ-, お-, さ-
little, small

ON: ジョウKUN: むすめ, こ
daughter, girl

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