The fortuneteller predicts raiNEN (= next year = 来年) by throwing rice and seeing what the rice sticks to.
|( が ) ねば*る||
to be sticky - usually shortened to the onomopoetic word ネバネバ!
|( ｘｘｘするのを ) ねば*る||
no matter how many times I try xxx, I can't do it.
clay. (BOOBOO : but not the finished pottery, which is '陶器', or 'とうき')
adhesive- like tape, glue, or maybe even velcro?