There is a connection between language and how we think and behave! [Navigation and Pormpuraawans] In Pormpuraaw, an Australian Aboriginal community, you wouldn’t refer to an object as on your “left” or “right,” but rather as “northeast” or “southwest”. Speakers of such languages are remarkably good at staying oriented and keeping track of where they are, even in unfamiliar landscapes.” [Blame and English Speakers] In […]
Interesting 6 Facts about Japan 1. Japan is an archipelago of more than 3000 islands, with the four main islands Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku and Hokkaido comprising 97% of its total land area. 2. The crime rate in Japan is amongst the lowest in the world. 3. The prefecture of Greater Tokyo Area, which includes the Japanese capital Tokyo, is the largest metropolitan area in the […]
Sweet(cake) of Snow Rabbit Originally, snow rabbit is made of snow. ears: leaves of Bamboo grass body: a chunk of snow eyes: fruits of Nandina 雪うさぎのお菓子、可愛いですね。 雪/ゆき[yuki] =snow うさぎ[usagi] = rabbit お菓子/おかし[okashi] = sweets 可愛い/かわいい[kawaii] = cute
The season of ODEN has come! It’s getting colder these days…eat Oden and warm you up *昨日おでんを食べました。 昨日/きのう[kino] = yesterday おでん[oden] = a Japanese hot pot dish 食べました[tabe mashita] = ate > I ate Oden yesterday.