The names of the months in Japanese had changed in modern times.

Nowadays we name the months in Japanese with number ‘January, 一月 Ichi – gatsu ,first month’ ‘February, 二月Ni- gatsu ,second month’ ,’三月March San-gatsu,third month’ ….

However in the past,the months had other names closely related to lunar calendar. Today we begin April, named UTSUKI 卯月 in the old calendar and MEAN THE MONTH Blooming.

Also in April begins the schoolar calendar in Japan and it is said that it is a good time to start new projects.

Which month were you born?




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