TODAY’S NEW WORD – “UPSIDE DOWN”
We call upside down “sakasama” in Japanese.
Therfore, we can say This blue house is “sakasama” （さかさま）
5th October 2020
According to News Web Easy, the Japanese government is asking to save electricity by reducing the usage of electricity at houses and at offices from 1st December till 31st of March. This is because there is major concern about possible shortage of electricity from now on when weather is getting too cold. Due to Russian … Continue reading
It is just like English sayings and phrases, there are Japanese sayings and phrases as well. It is called [kotowaza ことわざ]. Today’s kotowaza 馬の耳に念仏 －uma no mimi ni nenbutsu Few words for you. Uma – a horse Mimi – a ear Nenbutsu – Buddhist prayer A crow imitating a cormorant. It is praying to deaf ears―preaching … Continue reading
I went to Nagano City to visit a Zenko-ji in 2015. It was summer. Zenkō-ji is a Buddhist temple located in the city of Nagano, Japan. The temple was built in the 7th century. It takes about two hours from Tokyo to Nagano by a bullet train (Shinkansen). You can take a walk which is … Continue reading
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