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Archive for November, 2010

Yuki Ya Konko Posted by on Nov 7, 2010

In some parts of the world, snow will be on its way. Here’s a nice little kid’s ditty on snow! 雪やこんこ (yuki ya konko) Snow falls heavily 霰やこんこ (arare ya konko) Hail falls heavily 降っては降っては (futtewa futtewa) It’s falling and falling ずんずん積る (zunzun tsumoru) Collecting more and more 山も野原も (yama mo nohara mo) The mountains…

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Architectural Wonders of Okinawa Posted by on Nov 4, 2010

Okinawa (沖縄) is the place where you can find culturally and historically significant locations for all sorts of architectural wonders. For example Tamaudun (玉陵) is a place where several important Okinawan kings, queens, princes and princesses were buried. Some of the burial items that were looted by Allied troops in 1945, but much of the…

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Japanese Citrus Fruits Posted by on Nov 1, 2010

Japan is a country loaded with citrus fruits. There are just too many varieties to list them all, but here are some that you might encounter in Japan : Yuzu (ユズ) is a citrus fruit with a rough, patchy skin that can be yellow or green. Yuzu can be as sour as a grapefruit and…

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