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Japanese calendar

The name of month: (pronounciation, literally meaning)

Only 師走 is still used nowadays.

The list of national holidays:

This table includes 雑節 (Zassetsu), 二十四節気 (24 Setsuki) and some others.

(Except 中元 (chugen) and お盆 (obon), days vary according to the year.)

Some of these names are still used quite frequently in everyday life in Japan. It is common that daily weather reports use 冬至 (Touji).


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See also: Calendar, Japanese era name

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