Microseason #33 of 72: 鷹乃学習 “Hawks learn to fly” [120/365]

The eleventh 節気 “sekki” division of the traditional Japanese calendar is:

小暑
(しょうしょ)
“shōsho”
‘lesser heat’ // ‘minor heat’ (solar term)

The final “kō” microseason within this division is:

鷹乃学習
(たか すなわち わざ を ならう)
“taka sunawachi waza o narau”
Hawks learn to fly

That makes 鷹乃学習 the thirty-third microseason of the year!

It typically lasts 17~22 July.



(たか)
“taka”
falcon; hawk

Hawk in Snow by Ohara Koson
Hawk in Snow?! It’s JULY!!!

Click here to learn about this subseries


Image credit: “Hawk in Snow” by 小原 古邨 (Ohara Koson) .

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