January 16, 2014

Poseidon of the East (2)

Throughout East Asia, it was once customary to consider an infant one year old at birth, with a year added every New Year (the kazoedoshi system). In Japan, this was replaced in 1902 with the Western system of counting an infant one year old on his first birthday and adding a year every birthday after that (the man'nenrei system).

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# posted by Anonymous Gan
1/19/2014 1:59 AM   
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