|kabayaki||.||grilled opened-up and skewered fish with thick sweetened soy sauce|
|kagamimochi||Old mirror shaped round rice cakes offerd to the gods|
|kaiawase||Clam shell game in the Heian period.|
|kaichuu-togyo||to carry a portable shrine across the sea|
|kaiseki ryori||.||tea-ceremony dishes|
||revolving table style sushi bars|
||.||shoots of radish|
|kakiage||.||a kind of tempura (shrimp, shellfish, carrot, burdock, onion etc.)|
|kakigoori||shaved ice served with flavored simple syrup
|kamado||.||old style kitchen range|
|Kamezaki Shiohi Festival is held in May 3 and 4.
Local people who are in the original jacket of each area draw a beautiful festival float
at the waterside.
|kaminari-sama||In old days, parents told children that thunder and lightning are caused
When he plays the drum, they are caused.
Kaminari-sama has one or two horns, and wears a tiger-skin pants. ( oni)
It is said that kaminari-sama likes navels, so in summer if children sleep without covering
navels, he will come and eat their navels. (This has been said to protect children from catching cold in their sleep)
| Kaminoma Hadaka
|Kaminoma Naked Festival|
|.||dried gourd strip|
|iron (metal) club
[Oni ni kanabou] (lit. A demon with an iron)
mention to a situation of double advantage.
|miso soup with crub meats.|
|-||Cafe which serve
traditional sweets or dessert.
|a kind of simmered food.
Boiled fish sweetened with soy sauce, sweet sake(mirin),
sake, sugar and sometimes ginger.
|sushi-restaurant word for cucumber.|
|an imaged animal.
Kappa has a plate on its head, and if it's dried it dies.
|Kappu nuudoru||Cup Noodle (instant noodle) produced by Nisshin Shokuhin Co. Ltd.(Nisshin
Food Product Co. Ltd.)
reasonable and very popular
|karaage||.||a method of deep-flying. Karaage of checken is the most popular.|
Today they make troubles in the town.
|karê udon||Japanese noodles with thicken curry taste soup|
|kareiraisu||curry and rice
one of the most popular food among the young people
|kasa-obake||one of the traditional Japanese hobgoblins in folk tales
kasa means an umbrella
|kashiwa||.||chicken, Nagoyan people sometimes call chicken 'kashiwa'.
'toriniku7 is more popular word.
|kashiwa-mochi||Round shaped Japanese cake stuffed with sweet red bean paste (an)
and wrapped in an oak leaf.
Kashiwamochi is eaten especially on May 5th, Children's Day (Boy's Day) called Tango-no-sekku on which we hope that little boys will grow up in good health.
An oak leave is a symbol of prosperity of posterity because its old leaf never fall until when a shoot comes out.
<- kansai style
ex. walk with a child on one's shoulder
|katana||a Japanese sword, nihon-to|
|katsu-don||a bowl f rice with a pork cutlet, egg, sliced leek and nori on top|
|katsuo no tataki||-|
|kazarigiri||to cut vegetables in beautiful shape
(pic/ Japanese apricot flowers)
|kaze-no-bon||Kaze no bon is held in Yatsuo-machi (Toyama Pref ) from Sept. 1st to 3rd.
It's in typhoon season, in order to calm a god of wind and pray for good harvest every year.
|kazura-bashi||A bridge made of vines|
|Kei||-||Kei stands for Kei-Jidosha/minicar , under 660cc-engine, under 3.40m-length,
under 1.48m-wide and under 2.00m hight..
Color of the mumber plate is yellow.
|Today, if you say "keitai", it means a cellular phone.|
|Constitution memorial Day
|play cup and ball|
|Japanese traditional martial arts. Kendo.|
|Kenka means fighting and goma/koma means a top.
If your top is bump out from the rink, you lose.
|Draw a scarecrow on the ground like a picture left. First, throw a stone/taw
in the front square,
and skip that square and hop ahead like the boy is doing. When he returns, he picks up the stone/taw and hop that square. Then he throw his taw into the second square.....
The scarecraw has two sleeves (two squares) and the cap is divided into two parts. There he has to stand on each square at the same time with his each foot..
|Game of cavalry battle
Three people take a role of horse.
One people get on the horse and take other rider's cap.
|samurai who ride a horse and fight|
Japan's national bird
a larger photo
In autumun, we have kikka-ten all over Japan.
ex. Nagoya castle
|-|| Annular eclipse
KinkanNisshoku, May 21, 2012
|kin no tokei
One of the most popular meeting spot in Nagoya Station.
|golden monkey ( pic. baby golden monkey)
Click the pic to enlarge.
It is said that the hero of Monkey King is modeled on golden monkey.
|Kintaro is the name of Sakata-no-Kintoki's childhood name.
And One of the hero of Japanese legend of super strong boy.
|a family of taro.
Kinukatsugi is offered to the moon on the jugoya night (August 15 of the lunar calendar).
|Nagoyan special flat noodle.
Simple and tasty. Soy sauce based soup.
(pic: Nagoya Meteorogical Observatory)
|-||sillago, Japanese whiting|
|Koen||Park (Park in and around Nagoya )|
|one of the way of cutting
the way of cutting for thin vegetables, like leek, cucumber, etc.
thickness is depend on cooking or ingredients
|Prime Minister of Japan (2001- )|
Moss is a very important item twhen we make Japanese garden.
|The Diet Building (Tokyo)|
|komainu||Koma of komainu means Korea and inu means a dog.
Guardian "dog" figure
(Actually they are not dogs)
|bag of rice|
|confetti, star-shaped candy|
|婚活 Seeking Marriage.
Kon means kekkon 結婚 and Katsu means katsudo 活動.
|made from a root of devil's tougue.
formed into bricks or strings
|Konnyaku above is made from konnyaku-imo.
It's a family of taro and introduced from India long time ago.
Grows alomst 1m tall.
Males and females are diferent roots.
|jump (dance) for joy|
|Kopipe||-||Copy and paste|
|Koranke is one of the popular spots for viewing beautiful maple leaves
especially in autumn and spring..
|sign of an aged driver
putting this mark is not duty. This is for protecting an aged driver.
We must cut in or disturb the car with this mark.
If you transgress this rule, you have to pay a less than 50,000yen fine
and will be reduced your point (-1 point)
|Japanese harp which introduced from China in the 7th to 8th century.
It has 13 strings and the sound is so beautiful.
One of the Koto music "Haru no umi" is recommended !
|Kotoji is a bridge used for tuning koto sound.|
A ku (区）, translated as ward, is a district in a large city, as well as Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya,
Yokohama, Sapporo, etc.
|low and striped bamboo; Sasa albo-marginate|
ku-no-ichi means female ninja.
Because "female" in kanji "女" is composed by "く" ("ku" in hiragana), ノ ("no" in katakana and 一 （ichi in kanji)
|Kuramatengu was a hero in a movi taken a role by Arashi Kanjuro.
The first film was released in 1927.
|Japanese cake made by chestnuts paste|
|Kuroko who dress all in black help performers (Including dolls in Bunraku,
etc.) on the stage
remaining in the background.
A state minister for the environment, Yuriko Koike, has corporated fashion into the government's energy-saving efforts
by promoting the summer's "Cool Biz" and winter's "Warm biz" campaigns
|Kusa means grass, herb or weed.
One of the very popular Japanese sweets.
Mochi flavored with mugwort leaves.
Sweet red beans called an is filled inside.
|passenger car, coach|