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Inheritance of humans from parents to children can be experienced in livestock, etc., but rice is very regular and circulates once a year, sowing the pods produces stems, blooms, and becomes grains This phenomenon must have been a rather big mystery for the people who started the cultivation for the first time.


We think the Japanese history of rice is most important, but the main feature of rice is that it can be eaten raw.


Wasn't it given a special position early on?


At the landowner's house, like Miki-san of Yodogawa, there was a sticker at the entrance to the storehouse, such as “Grip rice food not to be cooked”.


When I was a child, young teachers caught rice ears with both hands, looked at them with both hands, squirted and crushed only the shells, and saw only rice grains roll into the mouth.


Students see this and imitate.


He seems to have done soldiers.


Even when offering rice to God, he is still alive.


Shitogi is a rice dumpling moistened with rice.


Even if it is not scratched with a mortar, it becomes like a powder.


It seems that this was the official one that was originally offered to God.


Yone, rice, kumi, bear, etc.


In Okinawa, rice is not called rice, rice or rice like this, it is called Mai, and it is used to make My and eat My.


Because there are so many changes in how they are called, there are those who advocate the multi-origin theory that Yone, the case of rice, and whether they came to Japan twice from a completely different country, I don't think so.


Rice was called rice from the end of the North and North to the Ashikaga era, and until then, all that ordinary people would eat was Yone.


The only thing that can be offered to God is rice, and there are words such as bear cine, but this is a sacred thing that is offered to God.


In the era when the rice was away from cultural issues, the rice was not called Yone, but it was called rice from one end. .


Even today, the place name is written as “Kanin” and called “Kumashiro” is the meaning of pure rice dedicated to God, where Kumi, bear, Komi, etc. can all make the same clean rice, and fertility with less disaster than others I think the meaning of the place is included.


In the past, rice and Yone had a clear distinction between the goal of faith and regular words.


The Kume family that appears in Kojiki and Nihonshoki also became an army later, but if you look only at the song, it might be a food clerk or a private clerk. Seem.


The place name “Kume” has spread all over Japan, and it is probably a festival rice, that is, a place to make sacred rice.


In other words, if you follow the place name of Kume in each place, I think that you can see the place where the Japanese walked.


There are Kumage County in both Yamaguchi Prefecture and Kagoshima Prefecture, and there is a place name called Kumi on the Sea of Japan side.


In my imagination, the place where rice grows naturally is called Kumi, Kume, or Bear.


I don't know whether it is Kume Island in Okinawa or Kumi Island in the south, but it is thought that Yone made as a very sacred grain in such a place was rice.


In places like Okinawa, there are very few rice crops, so there are few people who make it a profession, and even if it can, it can only be eaten immediately.


Therefore, I think that only rice grains that were dedicated to God were treated as rice.


Now, it is the first time that Japanese people have been migrating from the outside, and it was not a planned visit to an island where the horizon was not visible, but a coincidence.


I wonder if the path that I came across talked about the introduction of Japanese rice farming.


First of all, we must think about rice cultivation without artificial.


This is a method of rice cultivation that relies only on the rainy season which lasts only 35 or 40 days every year.


On a small island called Mishima, near the foot of Nagato, too much of the mountain trees were cut down and no flow was possible.