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