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My username is derived from Tenmei (天明), which was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. "year name") during the years from 1781 through 1789. The new era was designated to mark the enthronement of Emperor Kōkaku (光格天皇, Kōkaku-tennō) in 1781.-- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 420-421.
I try to identify English idioms which express complex ideas using few words.
- Barking up the wrong tree
- Throw out the baby with the bath water
- Talking past each other (鸡同鸭讲 or 雞同鴨講)
- None is so deaf as who will not hear
- Teach fish how to swim (班门弄斧)
- Make a mountain out of a molehill
- This Is the House That Jack Built; Informational cascade
- This Is the House That Jack Built "... Here is a fact. Here is where it says this is a fact. Here is where it clarifies that the guy who says this is a fact is not a crank. This is the dog that chased the cat that worried the rat that ate the corn that lay in the house that Fact built ...." -- User:Gladys j cortez a/k/a GJC 21:58, 13 February 2010 (diff)
- "In my opinion, once you correct an error, you have no further obligation, but I'd suggest calling it to the attention of the community. For a Japan-related article, Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Japan should be a good place for discussion. Then it's in the hands of the community. They can provide support in an edit war." Fg2 5:20, 11 June 2009 (UTC)
- "The only perfect crime that exists is not the one that remains unsolved, but the one which is solved with the wrong culprit." -- Actor John Hurt in "The Oxford Murders"
Shinto Shrines -- disestablishment of Buddhism in 1871, State Shinto disestablished in 1946
- The list of Shinto Shrines financed and controlled by the Japanese State (1871-1946) was composed of
- 188 daisha (large shrines)
- a large number of chūsha (medium-sized shrines)
- 2,207 shosha (small shrines).<:ref>Nussbaum, Louis Frédéric. Japan Encyclopedia, p. 550.</ref>
- State Shinto Shrines are ranked in an hierarchy composed of four grades: national shrines (kokuheisha), Imperial shrines (kanpeisha)
|The Simple English Wiktionary has a definition for: snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.|
- Bibliography Japanese export furniture
- Service historique de la Défense
- Lederer, Hayashi Shihei: Diskurs über die Wehrhaftigkeit einer Seenation.
- Digital Colections (August 31, 1904)
- MOFA: Demographic Trends and Their Implications
- AAS Annual Meeting, San Diego: Japan sessions (20004)
- Japan Forum: New Cultures
- Wakaranai, Naturalización -- Peru
- William Fleming, Southeast Review of Asian Studies (2006)
- Regulatory capture; Strategic default; Gresham's law
- CiNii; NengoCalc (Tübingen) + &:nbsp; +National Institute of Informatics (NII)