Sunday, March 25, 2018

Cherry blossom day.  March 27, every year in JAPAN

Cherry blossom began to bloom.

Japan is the brightest " ONE " week.

I want to show you real cherry blossoms.

Previously  " SAKURA " post.   

世の中に絶えて桜のなかりせば 春の心はのどけからまし
If there are not cherry blossoms at all in the world, the heart of the spring will be quiet leisurely.
(The feeling that cherry blossoms are impatient for is expressed ironically.)

Japanese three major giants of cherry trees
These three of them are registered as the first natural monument of the country on October 12, 1922.

(Age over 2000 years old)
Hokuto-shi, Yamanashi Prefecture
Height of the tree 13.6m, trunk lap 10.6m.
A giant tree of the maximum grade oldest in Japan.

 (Age over 1500 years old)
Gifu Prefecture
Height of the tree 17.2m, trunk lap 9.1m, the spread are East-West 24m, north and south 21m

miharu taki "waterfall" zakura
(Age over 1000 years old)
Fukushima Prefecture
 Height of the tree 19m, trunk lap 9.5m, spread east and west 22m, north and south 17m 

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Friday, March 9, 2018

Photos only #12 Plum blossom One scented day

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Saturday, March 3, 2018

Signs of the spring " Ume " Japanese calligraphy

The Ume blossoms (Japanese apricot) have begun to bloom from the middle of February.

"" (bai, or ume). It is translated as plum, prune.
This character is written by Kanzi,
Regular script.

Etymology : Phono-semantic compound
(tree, wood)  +  phonetic (every)

The tree to tell about spring of every year.
The Ume blossoms may be the roles.

The Ume blossoms flower earliest in the Far East.
cherry blossoms, peach blossoms will bloom in sequence.

The wind is still cold.

This post is a reorganization of February, 2010 edition.


Wisdom is supreme. Get wisdom. 
Yes, though it costs all your possessions, get understanding. 
Proverbs 4:7

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