Magical Japanese

10m 00s
Broadcast on March 16, 2022 Available until March 16, 2025

The Japanese language is rich in words and expressions influenced by nature, history and culture. This episode looks at words related to the moon. The Japanese have always been captivated by the moon, interpreting closely its many expressions and generating new words to describe its many faces. From his home in Kyoto Prefecture, poet and literary translator Peter MacMillan guides us through these words and the culture behind them.

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