[SCA-JML] Re: Kimono Creation
- akimoya wrote:
> PS: Is there a tradition of the joker/jester/fool in Japanese folklore?Not that I've seen clear reference to. Despite the inclusion of Peter in the
role of Zen'ami in "Ran," there don't seem to have been any such class of
retainer or entertainer in historical Japan.
You could consider the concept of a village idiot, however. (I'm still trying
to find someone who'll use the name Tarokaja... <G>)
- On Wed, 10 Nov 1999, Anthony J. Bryant wrote:
> > OK, so "Do itashimashite" is actually "Do(h)o itashimshite", and should beYou're right, my bad - "do(h)o" would be "doo", and "do(f)u" would be
> > spelled "Dou itashimashite"?
> Not quite. TODAY it is "dou". A century ago, it was spelled "dofu" but
> pronounced "dou." MANY MANY MANY centuries ago, it WAS pronounced "dofu," or
> so they think.
See, I learned something already!
(whou sezs you can't teech an Aulde Phart noo trix?)