宝くじ (takarakuji): 宝 means “treasure.” You can often see small stands with this sign near stations. What is this place for?
宝くじ means “lottery.” This is the sign for a place selling lottery tickets. The sentence, 大きな夢へ運だめし means “Try your luck at a big dream!”
宝くじ (takara kuji) = lottery
● 宝 (takara) = treasure
大きな夢 (ōkina yume) = big dream
● 大 (ō) = big
● 夢 (yume) = dream
運だめし (undameshi) = try one’s luck
● 運 (un) = luck
Boku wa, nenmatsu jambo takarakuji o katta.
I bought Year-End Jumbo lottery tickets.