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The early bird gets the worm.
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hayaokihasanmonnotoku
expression
  1. the early bird gets the worm
hayaoki
noun, suru verb
  1. early rising
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
sanmon
noun, noun, used as a prefix
  1. paltry amount of money; cheapness; worthlessness
noun
  1. three one-mon coins (orig. meaning)
no
particle
  1. indicates possessive (occasionally ん, orig. written 乃 or 之)
  2. nominalizes verbs and adjectives
  3. substitutes for "ga" in subordinate phrases
  4. (at sentence-end, falling tone) indicates a confident conclusion (often ん)
  5. (at sentence-end) indicates emotional emphasis
  6. (at sentence-end, rising tone) indicates question
toku
na adjective, noun
  1. profit; advantage; benefit; gain (also written as 徳)
  2. rebirth in paradise, entering nirvana

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