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



In other words, it is similar to the fact that eating is the center of the ritual, but it is not such a big treat.


After that, the last day of the New Year is called Misoka New Year or the end of the New Year.


The next day, February Sakuday, was particularly famous, and there were places called New Year's Day, New Year's Day, New Year's Day, New Year's Day, and New Year's Day, and most of this day was a holiday.


In the Oshu area facing the Pacific Ocean, the names such as Ivy's New Year's Eve and Komatsu New Year remain, but the meaning is still unclear.


I imagine that the purpose of the ritual on this day was to start preparations at the end of the previous month for the purpose of offering the day of February 8th. It seems that they have separated one day and especially valued Sakuhi.


The fact that February 1st was Taro's ancestors was a little old, and I think that this was the border of the year on the night of the full moon on the 15th day of the new moon before the calendar had spread. In other words, it's the first full moon of the year, so it's no wonder, but there were many people who didn't understand it later, or in prefectures near Tokyo, there were many people called Jiro's full moon, or Taro Jiro's day. On the other hand, December 1st can be called Otogo's Sakuday, and it is said that this day is a day to celebrate the rice cakes for the youngest child. A new legend has been born.


The youngest children were happy and unforgettable when they heard this story, and there is no doubt that they thought it, but as I mentioned earlier in the knee-painted rice cake, the old December Sakuku is even more important. It was a day, and like February, I think it was a day of preparation for the 8th day of the festival.


Compared to the Kansai area, Tohoku is generally colder on this day, but even so, around Sendai City, this day is also called a water spill day or a water spill New Year, and even a house without children celebrates with rice cakes. In addition, the custom of sprinkling raw tofu on skewers at the four corners of the furnace and sprinkling water on it to prevent fire protection is still widespread.


It would be strange for someone who knew the characters to say that one day in December was the New Year, but that was because the day of the festival was limited and there was no good alternative.


In spring, when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom, the house Nakamura Naka invites each other to play for a day on a hill with a nice view, which is called Hanami New Year, or the rain that has been waiting for rice planting. The reason why the day after the rain was called Simeri New Year was because it was still more fun than New Year, but Miari New Year in the southern part of Chiba Prefecture was in the old October, and it was the child's child. It was a day.


In addition to the water spilled New Year mentioned above, December is also the first day of the Snake, which is called the New Year of the Snake or the New Year of the Horse.


It is mainly held in four prefectures in Shikoku, but it was a festival gathered in front of the graveyard for those who died during the year.


On this day as well, it is the same that people prepare fixed foods and eat together, but one person is called the New Year of the dead and the New Year of the New Buddha, and it was a new year that I do not want to be happy at all.


Maybe we can't have a normal New Year with the world, so we're going to raise the day and have our own year-end, but even then, one day of the year, The fact that I didn't spend time vacantly showed the fundamental feeling of the New Year's festival from a long time ago.


Mochi and celebration


The story of two stars crossing the galaxy on the day of Tanabata in July of the Bon Festival is only known to those who read the book, and it is less than one tenth in number. Said so.


The annual events of many villages were actually independent until recently.


Generally speaking, I was focusing on waiting for the visit of my ancestors on the 15th, such as making a grave bon festival, but I said that if I replace the wells with the same order and wash it with water on that day, the dirt will be removed well. The women always washed their hair.


Sending out various unpleasant things called Tanabata Sending and trying to make the tray a clean day is very similar to the soot payment before the New Year.