Category: Culture

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Japanese Meanings: Youbi (曜日) and Shichiyou (七曜)

Recently, I have learned from Japanese Wikipedia that the names of the days of the week, or “Youbi (曜日: day of the week)”, that is, “Nichi-Youbi (日曜日: Sunday)”, “Getsu-Youbi (月曜日: Monday)”, “Ka-Youbi (火曜: Tuesday), “Sui-Youbi...

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What is Chikara Mizu?

Have you ever heard of the water “Chikara Mizu (力水)” literally meaning power water in Japanese? What is Chikara Mizu? When I hear Chikara Mizu, that reminds me of 2 different types of liquid....