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Welcome to Japanese weekly words. Today’s theme is 節分 (setsubun)
節分 (setsubun) Bean-Throwing ceremony.
節分には、豆まきをするんですけど、「鬼は外、福は内」って言って豆をまいて、で、自分の年齢の数だけ豆を食べるっていう、厄除けの行事です。 (Setsubun ni wa, mamemaki o suru n desu kedo, "oni wa soto, fuku wa uchi" tte itte mame o maite, de, jibun no nenrei no kazu dake mame o taberu tte iu, yakuyoke no gyōji desu.)
節分に豆をまく。 (Setsubun ni mame o maku.)
豆まき (mamemaki) Bean-Throwing
節分に豆まきをする。 (Setsubun ni mamemaki o suru.)
鬼の面 (oni no men) Devil’s mask
鬼の面をつける。 (Oni no men o tsukeru.)
「鬼は外、福は内。」 ("Oni wa soto, fuku wa uchi.") devils out, good luck in. みんなで、「鬼は外、福は内」と叫ぶ。 (Minna de, "Oni wa soto, fuku wa uchi." to sakebu.) 「鬼は外、福は内。」 ("Oni wa soto, fuku wa uchi.")
恵方巻き (ehōmaki)
恵方巻き (ehōmaki) Fortune Sushi roll
恵方巻きとは、その年に運気のいい方角とされる方向を見て、願い事を頭で思い浮かべながら、無言で一本の大きなスシを食べるという、なんかちょっと面白い行事です。 (Ehōmaki to wa, sono toshi ni unki no ii hōgaku to sareru hōkō o mite, negaigoto o atama de omoiukabe nagara, mugon de ippon no ōki na sushi o taberu to iu, nanka chotto omoshiroi gyōji desu.)
今日のテーマは節分でした。 (Kyō no tēma wa setsubun deshita.) Today’s theme (は)of Setsubun みんなのところから、悪いものよ、「鬼は外、福は内。」 (Minnanotokorokara, warui mono yo, "Oni wa soto, fuku wa uchi".) 福は (fuku wa) everyone. Bye. 鬼は外。 (Oni wa soto.)

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February 17th, 2015 at 8:36 am
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Miguel-san kon’nichiwa!
You’re right! It’s Bean-Throwing Ceremony, not Coming of age day! 😳
It’s been fixed now. Please check it out.😄
Motoko
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Miguel
February 16th, 2015 at 7:55 am
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Hello! I just wanted to point out that the pdf called “lesson notes” isnt the one for this lesson. It says “coming of age day”, wich is lesson 4.

Thanks for the lesson!

Miguel