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Do you know what Japanese name of new era "Reiwa"means?

Japan has announced that the name of new era.
That is "Reiwa" = 令和( れいわ )

The source for this word is derived from Japan's oldest anthology of poems "Manyoshu(万葉集)".
These kanji are from poem that expresses beautiful spring when ume blossoms and orchids had bloomed.

「令」= "auspicious" or "good",
「和」= "calm" or "subside" or "soft".

Reiwa means "auspicious and calm".

The pronunciation of this word is " rei-wa".

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