Category Archives: Genji Monogatari

Genji monogatari 208

山がつの庵に焚けるしばしばも物問ひ來なむ戀ふる里人

yamagatu no
iFori ni takeru
sibasiba mo
monotoFikonamu
koFuru satobito
The mountain folk
Within their huts kindle
Firewood ever;
How I would that I could ask after
My distant love…

Suma, Genji Monogatari
須磨、源氏物語

Genji monogatari 499

海女の世をよそに聞かめや須磨の浦にもしほたれしも誰ならなくに

ama no yo wo
yoso ni kikame ya
suma no ura ni
mosiFo taresi mo
tare naranaku ni
The world of fisher folk:
Might I hear it from afar?
On the beach at Suma,
Seaweed-salt droplets fell,
For who, if not you…

Wakana Ge, Genji monogatari
若菜下、源氏物語