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  • on reading:
  • チョ
  • kun reading:
  • める   たくわえる
  • meaning(s):
  • savings, store, lay in, keep, wear mustache
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たくわえ reserve; store; savings; stock
える たくわえる to store; to lay in stock
める ためる to save (i.e. in a bank)
ちょきん (bank) savings
げる ちょきんをさげる to withdraw one's savings