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秋茄子は嫁に食わすな
Readings
あきなすはよめにくわすな
akinasuhayomenikuwasuna
English
Expression
Proverb
don't feed autumn eggplant to your wife (because they're too delicious, because they'll give her the chills, or because their lack of seeds will reduce her fertility)

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Kanjis
ON: シュウ KUN: あき, とき
autumn

Stroke: 9 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-5-4 FC: 2998.8


ON:
eggplant

Stroke: 8 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 2-3-5 FC: 4446.6


ON: シ, ス, ツ KUN: こ, -こ, ね
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac

Stroke: 3 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-3-1 FC: 1740.0


ON: KUN: よめ, とつ.ぐ, い.く, ゆ.く
marry into, bride

Stroke: 13 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-10 FC: 4343.3


ON: ショク, ジキ KUN: く.う, く.らう, た.べる, は.む
eat, food

Stroke: 9 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 2-2-7 FC: 8073.3