๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“š Read every day challenge - Fall/Autumn 2021 ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿฆ

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Day XLVII: ใ“ใฎ้Ÿณใจใพใ‚Œ๏ผ pg. 69-79 & ็ด…่‘‰็‹ฉใ‚Š :fallen_leaf: :maple_leaf:

10 pages today, tired to read as much as I could in case itโ€™s no longer accessible tomorrow.

I came across this word: ็ด…่‘‰็‹ฉใ‚Š (ใ‚‚ใฟใ˜ใŒใ‚Š) [Autumn leaf viewing/hunting] - a few days ago and Iโ€™ve been curious as to what this exactly is, I found an article that asked just this! - ็ด…่‘‰็‹ฉใ‚Šใฏไฝ•ใ™ใ‚‹๏ผŸ

So it seems that itโ€™s rather similar to the cherry blossom viewing of spring, which also used to be called โ€œhuntingโ€ rather than โ€œviewingโ€ - ๆกœ็‹ฉใ‚Š (ใ•ใใ‚‰ใŒใ‚Š), and was called hunting as it was โ€œgoing into nature and searchingโ€ in a similar way that youโ€™d go hunting for bugs and such.

โ€œ็ด…่‘‰ๅๆ‰€่ฟ‘ใใฎๆธฉๆณ‰ใงใ‚†ใฃใŸใ‚Šโ€
โ€œRelax in hot spring locations that are well known for their autumnal leafageโ€ - or there abouts
AKA - โ€œHereโ€™s how you can have the most amazing experience everโ€

Autumn with hot springs, mountains, picnics in the parkโ€ฆ then thereโ€™s a list of some of the best places for autumn viewing - pretty much the whole thing has made me want to go to Japan more than ever.

In comparison, English autumns are one sunny day of crisp leaves frolicking in the park followed by endless grey days of rain-saturated leaf-mulch cumulating at the side of the road.

~ New Words! ~
ใ‚ทใƒใƒฅใ‚จใƒผใ‚ทใƒงใƒณ - Situationโ€ฆ that is pretty hard to read.
็ด…่‘‰ (ใ“ใ†ใ‚ˆใ†) - Autumn Leaves, though it seems to have the nuance of โ€œAutumn Coloursโ€ and โ€œleaves turning colour (to red etc.)โ€, looks like it can refer to just โ€œAutumn Coloursโ€ in general too.
ๅ–ถๆฅญๆ™‚้–“ (ใˆใ„ใŽใ‚‡ใ†ใ˜ใ‹ใ‚“) - Business hours
้ŽŒๅ€‰ๆ™‚ไปฃ (ใ‹ใพใใ‚‰ใ˜ใ ใ„) - Kamakura Era (1185-1333), thatโ€™s how old leaf hunting is thought to be!
ใƒใ‚ญใƒใ‚ญ - Crunching sound
้‡Žๅฑฑ (ใฎใ‚„ใพ) - hills and fields
ๆฝฎๅนฒ็‹ฉใ‚Š (ใ—ใŠใฒใŒใ‚Š) - Clam hunting/digging, searching for clams
ใ‚ตใƒฉใ‚ตใƒฉ - Quite a lot of meanings: with a rustling sound; Rippling / murmuring; slurping down; with ease, smoothly; smooth and dry; free-flowing
็พŽๆ„่ญ˜ (ใณใ„ใ—ใ) - Sense of beauty; Aesthetic
้œฒๅคฉ้ขจๅ‘‚ (ใ‚ใฆใ‚“ใถใ‚Š) (ใ‚ใฆใ‚“ใถใ‚) - Open air bath

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