@A transliteration of "Tori-tsukusi hatsune Sugoroku"


Sai-tori AHiki-tori
lAKane-tori
ZANezumi-tori

Transliteration

Hey Koukichi,
What is your plastering?
We aren't making swallow's nest

but are plastering a wall.
Don't retort back with such cheeky words.

Soon **

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From Big Edo Prints
about the meaning of sai-tori

There are two different meanings in "sai-tori". The first is the one who takes commission through the buying and selling, broker. The other is construction worker who makes plaster and hand it to the plastering worker standing on the scaffold. This sugoroku draws the plastering work very vividly.




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