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Fun Japanese words

I find some Japanese words very interesting because they expose concepts which are new to western people

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  • sosogi-koboshi: Style of pouring sake where it overflows into a secondary square cup
  • danshari: Japanese minimalism
  • kaizen: continuously improving via small steps
  • ikigai: your purpose in life, what you are meant to do in life
  • omotenashi: a very warm and polite style of customer service provided throughout Japan. It is hard to describe, but you'll know it once you have experienced it.
  • karoshi: death from overwork.
  • shinrin-yoku: literally means forest bathing, but refers to feeling refreshed after taking a walk in nature. (Korean version: shin to bul ee)
  • Yokai: Japanese monsters


Card created: 2017-11-27 19:08:07
Card updated: 2018-08-05 15:13:43
Liked By: susanw5101, mwang25

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