糟糠の妻

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
そう
Hyōgaiji
こう
Hyōgaiji
つま
Grade: 5

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [so̞ːko̞ː no̞ t͡sɯᵝma̠]

Proverb[edit]

糟糠の妻 (hiragana そうこうのつま, romaji sōkō no tsuma)

  1. (literally A wife married to meals of bran and pickles) In marriage, poverty is the test of true love.

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