Magical Japanese

10m 00s
Broadcast on December 22, 2021 Available until December 22, 2024

The Japanese language is rich in words and expressions influenced by nature, history and culture. This episode introduces words associated with water. Water has long been regarded as plentiful and accessible in Japan. It is deeply embedded in Japanese culture and is even used to describe human relationships and life itself. Poet, literary translator and long-time Japan resident Peter MacMillan guides us through these unique words and the culture behind them.

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