Magical Japanese

10m 00s
Broadcast on April 27, 2022 Available until April 27, 2025

The Japanese language is rich in words and expressions influenced by nature, history and culture. This episode introduces words related to the kimono. Once used as everyday wear, the traditional and iconic garment is now generally reserved for special occasions. 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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