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新年【しんねん】:動物 【どうぶつ】
shinnen: dōbutsu, New Year: Animals

初雀 【はつすずめ】 hatsu-suzume, first sparrow (New Year).
嫁が君 【よめがきみ】 yome ga kimi, mouse / rat [pet name, literally something like "a bride for you"] (New Year).
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