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Carp Windsocks (Koinobori Children’s Day Japanese Children’s Song)

Japanese Children’s Song こいのぼり “やねより たかい こいのぼりおおきい まごいは おとおさんちいさい ひごいは こどもたちおもしろそうに およいでる yaneyori takai koinoboriookii magoiha otoosannchiisai higoiha kodomotachiomoshirosouni oyoideru CarpCarp flags are above the roof.The biggest carp is the father,The smaller carp are the children,It’s like swimming in the sky.   Online Japanese lessons for kids: dinolingo.com

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Today is Children’s Day in Japan

Hey there, こんにちは。May 5th has always been celebrated as the Children’s Day in Japan (Kodomo no hi こどものひ also known as  端午の節句). To mark this day, many Japanese families raise  fish shaped flags (koinobori こいのぼり). As you can see in the picture, there are more than a few black and red carps the because black

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