(other names: jagatara-imo, bareisho,etc.)
|jaguchi||water outlet // tap//faucet|
Paper, rock, scissors
Goo (rock), Choki (scissors), Paa (paper)
We call out "Jan, Ken, Pon/Poi/Hoi).
If it's in even, then "Aikodesho".
jinchoge has nice sweet fragrance.
|jugoya||the moon on August 15th of the lunar calendar.|
Junishi are the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac. It is said to have originated during the Tin Dynasty
(1600B.C.-1000 B.C.). They began to express dates through a system of sets of characters used as symbols:
a set of 10 stems 十干/jikkan and a set of 12 branches 十二支/junishi, used in convination to create a cycle of 60 called
十干十二支/jikkan-junishi or 干支/eto. Today they are used mainly to indicate years.
|junihitoe||lit. a twelve-layered costume.
A ceremonial costume for a court lady in the Heian period (794-1185)
Juyo-Bunkazai 重要文化財 are important cultural assets
The most significant among them are classified as national trasures 国宝/kokuho.