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Seasonal Creature: "Nimai gai (a bivalve)"

April 16, 2015

Latest newsletter - Seasonal Creature: A symbol of conjugal harmony: "Nimai gai (a bivalve)"
Delivery Of Japan's Seasonal Tradition [Issue 50] April 16, 2015

A symbol of conjugal harmony: "Nimai gai (a bivalve)"

This is a Japanese poem "Tanka", titled "Utsuse gai (Empty shell)" composed by Nakajima Hirotari.
"Araisono Namini tayutou Utsuse gai Himose sonauru Tokimo arikeri"
Interpretation: We are just like a pair of seashells at the mercy of rough waves. However rough the waves are, all the seashells will not be torn apart. We can now stay together without being severed.

Translation: Hitomi Kochi, reviewed by Naoko Yamashita

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