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Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
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Vocabulary list

kekkon
noun, no adjective, suru verb
  1. marriage
mae
noun
  1. in front (of); before (e.g. a building)
noun, no adjective, adverb
  1. before; earlier; previously; prior; ago; (minutes) to (the hour)
noun, no adjective
  1. (the) front; frontal part; fore; head (e.g. of a line)
noun
  1. forward; ahead
  2. (in the) presence (of); in front (of someone)
no adjective
  1. previous (e.g. page); prior (e.g. engagement); first (e.g. half); former (e.g. example)
suffix
  1. portion; helping (after a noun or the -masu stem of a verb)
noun
  1. front (of one's body or clothing); breast (of a coat, kimono, etc.)
  2. privates; private parts
  3. criminal record; previous conviction; (a) prior
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
ryougan
noun
  1. both eyes
ryou
prefix, no adjective
  1. both (hands, parents, sides, etc.)
counter
  1. counter for carriages (e.g. in a train); counter for vehicles
noun
  1. ryō; tael; traditional unit of weight (for gold, silver and drugs), 4-5 monme, 15-19 g
  2. ryō; pre-Meiji unit of currency, orig. the value of one ryō of gold
  3. ryō; traditional measure of fabric, 2 tan
  4. ryō; tael; unit of weight under the Ritsuryo system, 1/16 kin, 42-43 g
counter
  1. counter for suits of clothing, sets of armor, etc.
gan
noun
  1. eye
  2. insight; vision; power of observation
  3. gist; main point
  4. hole
wo
particle
  1. indicates direct object of action
  2. indicates subject of causative expression
  3. indicates an area traversed
  4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
  5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
  6. indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.
ookii

Adverbial Form

ookiku
i adjective
  1. big; large; great
  2. loud
  3. extensive; spacious
  4. important; decisive; valuable
  5. older; grown up
mihiraku

te-form

mihiraite
godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to open one's eyes wide
ore
ore
pronoun
  1. I; me (rough or arrogant)
ore
ore
pronoun
  1. I; me (rough or arrogant)
sonogo
expression, noun, adverb
  1. after that; afterwards; thereafter (そのご is more formal)
ha
particle
  1. topic marker particle (pronounced わ in modern Japanese)
  2. indicates contrast with another option (stated or unstated)
  3. adds emphasis
sono
pre-noun adjectival
  1. that; the (something or someone distant from the speaker, close to the listener; actions of the listener, or ideas expressed or understood by the listener)
  2. part (as in "part two") (preceding a number)
interjection
  1. um ...; er ...; uh ...
nakaba
noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. middle; halfway; midway
noun
  1. half (of); one half
adverb
  1. half (e.g. done, jokingly); partly; in part; partially
  2. mostly; almost; nearly
wo
particle
  1. indicates direct object of action
  2. indicates subject of causative expression
  3. indicates an area traversed
  4. indicates time (period) over which action takes place
  5. indicates point of departure or separation of action
  6. indicates object of desire, like, hate, etc.

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