『青空文庫』にある作品を『Google Translate』で英訳してみました。



I think about Aoumi


Kunio Yanagita



I once wanted to talk and see if this happened someday.


It is erroneous to consider that Japan was formed from four large islands.


I don't know from what time this mistake was made, but I think that it is after the fact that the rabbit was called Kaku Zenkoku.


Perhaps, as usual, I would say that I learned about Japan from a foreigner's book by teaching.


As you can see from a bit of consideration, the island we live on is from Kai Wan to Kuril Island, and there are nearly 500 big ones *, and the majority of them live in the present.


This mistake may have been something that should have been left unchecked as the nation grew up, even if it was left alone naturally, but if you look back at it now, it seems that I think that the problem, namely the global isolation of Japan, was not caused by one cause.


It is said that the people of this country learned the technique of earthwork from ancient times from Koreans.


In addition, many professions were hereditary, and the technique did not reach the general interest.


Since it is a country with a lot of rain, it has never been said that there is trouble with drinking water. In the era when there was no way to know that there was a land that should become Mita, he encouraged himself to move upwards away from the coast along the river.


In addition, I think that the terrain also encouraged us.


The cultivated land of today's sewage * Hiroshi, including Osaka, was the sea or distant flats of the historical age.


The levee appeared only in the early modern times, and it became possible to make a note.


/> Tashiro of ancient times was always in the valley of the mountains.


If you go down the riverbank and enter the valley, you can no longer see the sea.


For a couple of generations, they forget the sea and scramble for themselves, and so on.


However, when you go into the Shinano Kai area, where you can find it in the mountains, it feels like that.


Even people like Mino and Joshu don't have a cold.


If you don't breathe a little bit of air from the coast, you'll come out to Hamabe.


The sea breeze is blowing in Murasato at that time.


However, when it arrives at the sea, it is visibly improved.


It is a sky that does not have muddy air in the town, but eats fish and turns into a drink, and it cannot become a nation that is not a sea country.


The samurai of Japan loved Kiri.


Yes, I am the one who was the mountaineer of Honshu.


However, it was only in recent years that the wild boar monkeys fled to the mountain's back, and before they were also residents of the coast.


In Tosa, Awa, and Bizen, there is Kashima, where Shika still lives.


Rikuzen Kinkazan and Anjo Miyajima are all well-known, and Kashima and Unfu-gun are two or more, all on the coast.


There were many wild boars in Kajima before and I could not bear the damage.


It was in the middle of the Edo period that we made wooden fences from one end of the island to the other, squeezing them into one corner and destroying them.


At Cape Irago in Mikawa, we succeeded in getting rid of wild boars in the Meiji era.


In the outer southern part of Aomorigata, I still catch a few big bears a year, but I said that they all swim from Hokkaido during the winter.


Even though there is a mistake in the town, it is not possible to say that he is not a person from the sea because he lives in the fields and hunts because there are mountains on both the rabbit and Kaku coast.



It's trivial to explain the origins of Japanese people and people who forget about such easy things, but I would like to say that at least the ship is not our first friend. It is said that it is not.


In other words, the word "Japan is a sea country" that I hear from time to time is often coincidental.


I argue that it is probably the second highest peak of Takasenjo, where it was said that the grandchildren had descended, or Kirishima Mountain in Hyuga, or the highland of Nishiusuki District in the country, which is now known as Fusenchimura. I will.


There are no more people who tilt their heads and take a closer look, such as which end they are.


It is only a myth that a person came down from the sky.


However, during a recent trip, I was told by a scholar who criticized that it was unbelievable that the Japanese ancestors came from abroad, no matter what the Kojiki Nihonshoki appeared. I met him.