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Pecans and Chestnuts
In this episode, Yumi talks about what she’s doing with the tons of pecans she has and then compares pecans to chestnuts in Japan. #learnJapanese #JapaneseImmersion
- ピーカン pecan
- 我が家 my house
- 裏庭 backyard
- 地面 ground
- 食い込む bite into; to dig into; to encroach
- 敷き詰められた to be covered with
- 季節外れ unseasonal
- 殻 shell
- 作業 work
- 単純 simple
- 無になれる become free from thoughts
- 自生する growing wild
- 農家 farmer
- 栽培 cultivate
- 脂肪分 fat content
- 脂質 fats
- 栗 chestnuts
- 甘露煮 candied (chestnuts)
- お菓子 candy; sweets
- 縄文時代 Jomon period (over 3000 years ago)
- 鬼皮 hard shell of a nut
- 渋皮 inner skin of a chestnut
- 面倒くさい bothersome
- リス squirrel
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