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寝癖 "Morning Hair" that is, hair that sticks up due to sleeping

寝癖

morning hair that is, hair that sticks up due to sleeping


The word:

Closer look at the kanji:

B = Beginner | I = Intermediate | A = Advanced

寝癖
ne guse
morning hair that is, hair that sticks up due to sleeping

ne sleep
kuse habit, fault [In our example there is a phonetic change to guse]



口癖 kuchi guse - favorite saying, what one says often [A]
昼寝 hiru ne - (noon) nap [B]
朝寝坊 asa ne bou - oversleep in morning; late riser [I]



SUGGESTED USAGE:

しまった。また寝癖!
shimatta. mata neguse!

Oh no. Morning hair again!

ABOUT SUGGESTED USAGE:

しまった shimatta - darn!
また mata - again


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Where i come from...

We call that a "cow lick" because it looks like a cow licked you across your head. =p

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