Magical Japanese

10m 00s
Broadcast on May 25, 2022 Available until May 25, 2025

The Japanese language is rich in words and expressions influenced by nature, history and culture. This episode looks at words related to tea. An integral part of Japan's food culture, it's celebrated in the tea ceremony and has inspired a uniquely Japanese aesthetic. 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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