Magical Japanese

10m 00s
Broadcast on January 19, 2022 Available until January 19, 2025

The Japanese language is rich in words and expressions influenced by nature, history and culture. This episode looks at words related to houses. Traditional Japanese homes give us a glimpse of the Japanese love for the changing seasons and how the Japanese developed a temperament that values cooperation. From his home in Kyoto, poet and literary translator Peter MacMillan guides us through these words and the culture behind them.

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