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      N Ainoda and JT Qu
   KMU CIE Cafe, April 15, 2009
               Sakura and Japanese 1
    Synonym of flower after Heian period (794-1191)
     before Heian, ‘flower = ume (plum)’ from China
 Symbol of spring, rebirth
            of short life
 Words with
 - sakura sakura iro: soft pink, sakura yu: special tea for celebration
              sakura zensen: cerry-blossom front sakura gai: a pink shellfish,
  - hana      (o)hana mi: cherry blossom-viewing
              hana fubuki : petals falling like snowstorm


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  Sakura and Japanese 2
We enjoy cherry
blossoms
AND
leaves: ha zakura



             http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E8%91%89%E6%A1%9C
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        Sakura and Japanese 3
AND
fallen petals:




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http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%A1%9C




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                                Varieties 1
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◆ In Japan
   8 groups: wild and cultivated in each group
   more than 600 kinds
   Cultivated Someiyoshino is representative.
          (after late Edo era)

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Varieties 2: Number of petals




                    http://kimassi.net/kenrokumei/sakurakenroku.html




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Sakura and Japanese poems 1
 Tanka (a total of 31 syllables, divided to 5-7-5-7-7)
  願はくは 花の下にて 春死なん
   その如月の 望月のころ
                   I wish I die under the cherry blossoms
                                 with full moon in spring

                                        Saigyo (1118-1190)



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Sakura and Japanese poems 2

  Haiku (a total of 17 syllables, divided to 5-7-5)

    さまざまの 事思ひ出す 桜かな
                Cheery blossoms remind me many things.
                                       Basho (1644-1694)




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 Sakura and Japanese poems 2’
‘nd Basho
    木の本に          汁も膾(なます)も 桜かな
    Blossoms are falling into soup and salad under the cherry tree.

  しばらくは 花の上なる 月夜かな
    We can enjoy the moon above the cherry blossoms for a while.
   二日酔い ものかは花の あるあひだ
          Don’t mind having a hangover during the sakura season.



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    Sakura and Chinese poems
“小园新种红樱树,闲绕花枝便当游”。

  ——【唐】白居易 (A.D 772年-846年)
a new cherry tree in the garden, it is a kind of
  travel just loafing around the tree.
樱花烂漫几多时?柳绿桃红两未知。
  劝君莫问芳菲节,故园风雨正凄其。

  ——【唐】李商隐 (A.D 812年-858年)

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福井市足羽川             http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%A1%9C


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                         Washngton DC
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中華人民共和国陝西省西安市青龍寺
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                      Sakura in Kenroku-en
                                                      40 kinds, 420 trees




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