第17番【寒露】(かんろ)

No. 17 [Kanro]

Twenty-Four Seasons No. 17 [Kanro]



The season is late autumn.
When cold dew falls on the plants.

The long autumn rains have ended, and the mornings and evenings have become much colder.
Harvesting five grains is a busy season for farmers, and the taste of autumn is enriching.
Also, this time of year is said to be when the night sky is deep and the moon and stars are beautiful.
At the end of the day, take a breather. Why not look up at the night sky?

[Cold dew] The 72 weather conditions are expressed as follows.

●First appearance <Kogan Kitaru>
Around the time when geese migrate from the north, mistaking the swallows.

●Next candidate <Chrysanthemum bloom>
When the chrysanthemums bloom. Chrysanthemum exhibitions and chrysanthemum festivals are held all over the country.
Chrysanthemums are said to have the medicinal properties of eternal youth and longevity, and have been introduced from China since ancient times, and there was a custom of drinking chrysanthemum sake, which is made by floating chrysanthemums in sake, during the Chrysanthemum Festival.

●Last Descendant <Kirigiristo Niarito>
On the long autumn nights, when you can hear the crickets chirping at your door.

 The first constellation <Kougan Kitaru> is a pair of constellations in early April with the ``Kougan Kaeru'' introduced in the second constellation of [Seimei] of the 24 solar terms.

The first geese that visit each year are called ``Hatsukari,'' and they spend the winter in Japan and return to Siberia in the warm spring. The sight of geese flying in flocks through the sky is so beautiful that they have appeared in various literary works and have been featured in paintings since ancient times.

Among the novels, Mori Ogai's ``Gan'' (Geese) is very famous. ``Sawan on the Roof'' by Masuji Ibuse. Regardless of age, it has been seen as a seasonal feature in each country from a literary and artistic point of view, such as the work ``Old Man Daizo and the Gun'' that was even included in elementary school textbooks, and the Swedish children's literature ``Nils's Mysterious Journey.'' You can see that it is well-loved.

What kind of works did you think of when you heard about the time of [Kanro]?

 

[Autumn of appetite] As the saying goes, be fruitful.
It has an air of elegance, as it is called [Autumn of art] and [Autumn of reading].
The season is so pleasant that it is called [Autumn of Sports].
When the weather is sunny and sunny, I get excited about what kind of autumn we will have.

The mornings and evenings are completely cold, and the difference in temperature during the day makes you feel the change of seasons.
Please take care of your health so that you can enjoy the coming season to the fullest .

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