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However, because the method was too serious, the new youth gradually hesitated to give up the role of a younger person, which made him feel more at play and hid his first intention.


Things like beans and beans have changed over time, but the breeze of two people still remains.


One of them is a woman by all means, and there is also a place to follow him while holding a scoop and beating the most.


There is also an example in which one person stands behind the fruit tree and says that he will be able to eat porridge on the fifteenth day, and sometimes he will answer instead of the tree.


Although all of these should be named as assistants for the eldest man, in the long run, they should be named as gifts or old women, but I wonder if there was a necessary era.


Mimatsu pick up


 One of the most important tasks of the Old Man is to enter the mountains and cut down pine trees.


Although the pine stands in our Kadomatsu, not only is there a direction and other conditions to select it, but usually it is called a pine tree, and it is about a day and a night before it stands in a clean place. Place it in an arsenal and serve sacred sake.


It is a change that has led to thinking of Kadomatsu as a kind of decoration in front of the gate.


In rural houses, it is important not only to stand alone, but also to connect to the entrances of barns and stables and kitchens, especially the shelves of the year god. There are also regions.


The non-formal one is definitely the third-floor pine tree of heartwood, and it was meaningful to welcome Mimatsu when I saw that the food of the kushi is always served.


In other words, it seems that the New Year's god was originally represented by a tree and considered this as an invisible spiritual home.


If you do so, you must always set up Kyokyo, Jirohana, etc. on the tray of the Bon Festival, and there is a tradition of calling these flowers out in the field on a fixed day, called Bonhana. Seen to be


There are some areas where Kadomatsu is called the Kadogami Pillar.


In addition, there are many examples of making a tree that is not a pine while being called a Kadomatsu.


Then, the number is not necessarily Futaki nor even.


Therefore, it is called Kadomatsu, the younger sister's back, and it is said that it is a poem or a fantasy near the city, and it is said that it is a fantasy near the city. It was only to fell.


About three days before the New Year's holiday, there is also a region called Wakaki Picking, where the trees are cut down again from the mountains.


In this case it is usually not a pine.


This was because I had to attach mochi to this tree and decorate it.


Willow, enoki and various types of leafy trees were used for this purpose.


The styles also gradually differ, and when you make a detailed comparison, you can think of various new things, but the materials are not ready yet.


In short, under the imagination of a money tree, rice grains are of course inevitable, and in the beginning of spring, I will consult with God and make a general plan so that more cocoons and cotton can be obtained. Of course, the tree wasn't treated as normal either.

底本:「日本の名随筆17 春」作品社

Sokomoto: “Japanese famous essay 17 spring” work company


First print issued on March 25, 1984 (Showa 59)


Issued on February 20, 1997 (20th edition)

底本の親本:「定本柳田國男全集 第十三巻(新装版)」筑摩書房

The original book of the bottom: "Kenio Yanagita complete book, Vol. 13 (new edition)" Chikuma Shobo


June 1969 (Showa 44)


Input: Hiroshi Kadota


Calibration: Tetsuya Abe


Created December 26, 2012


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