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Michel de Nostredame

Michel de Nostredame

Michel de Nostredame (1503 - 1566) or Nostradamus - A French astrologer and apothecary – His most famous book, “Les Prophéties”, published in 1555 made him a reputed seer, as he predicted future events, resulting in numerous controversies.


Michel de Nostredame (1503 - 1566) ou Nostradamus - Un astrologueet apothicaire - Son livre le plus célèbre, «Les Prophéties», publié en 1555 fait de lui un voyant réputé, car il prédit les événements futurs, ce qui entraîne de nombreuses controverses.

Louis Braille

Louis Braille

Louis Braille (1809-1852) - Inventor of a system of reading and writing for use by the blind or visually impaired.


Louis Braille (1809-1852) - Inventeur d'un système de lecture et d'écriture destiné aux aveugles et aux malvoyants.

Kūkai

Kūkai

Kūkai 空海 (774–835)
Also known posthumously as Kōbō-Daishi 弘法大師
“The Grand Master Who Propagated the Buddhist Teaching”
Attributed with the invention of the kana syllabary

Enako cosplayer

Enako cosplayer

After getting so much interested in 2007 in both anime
‘The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya’ 涼宮ハルヒ
And ‘Rozen Maiden’ ローゼンメイデン
Enako えなこ
Born in Nagoya (1994-)
A Japanese professional cosplayer
Also actress and singer

Corongo’s water judges

Corongo’s water judges

Traditional system of Corongo’s water judges - Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity 2017 - "...an organizational method developed in Northern Peru, embracing water management and historical memory".


Système traditionnel des juges de l’eau de Corongo - Patrimoine culturel immatériel de l’humanité 2017 - "... une méthode d’organisation mise au point dans le nord du Pérou, qui englobe la gestion de l’eau et une mémoire historique".

Cang Jie

Cang Jie

Cangjie 仓颉 - A legendary inventor of Chinese characters during the era of the Yellow Emperor. Devin of the Yellow Emperor in China, known to have traditionally invented Chinese writing - To achieve this, he would have relied on the traces left by animals. He has two pairs of eyes.


Cangjie 仓颉 - Inventeur légendaire des caractères chinois à l'époque de l'Empereur jaune.

Biwa houshi

Biwa houshi

Biwa hôshi 琵琶法師
Lute priests in Japan
Caretakers of the Tale of the Heike 平家物語

Playing the biwa 琵琶
A short-necked fretted lute
Instrument of Benten 弁才天
Buddhist goddess of music, eloquence, poetry, and education

川  kawa – Kanagawa Prefecture

川 kawa – Kanagawa Prefecture

Kanagawa Prefecture 神奈川県
Written with the kanji 川 “river” “stream” sen, kawa
That we also meet for instance in…
川の字 kawanoji “three people lined up sleeping in the shape of the kanji 川
川上 kawakami “upstream”
川下 kawashimo “downstream”

富  to(mu) – Toyama Prefecture

富 to(mu) – Toyama Prefecture

Toyama Prefecture 富山県
Written with the kanji 富 “wealth” “abundant” fu, fuu, tomi, tomu
That we also meet for instance in…
富者 fusha “rich person” “wealthy”
貧富 hinpu “wealth and poverty” “rich and poor”
経験豊富 keikenhoufu “experienced”

川  kawa – Ishikawa Prefecture

川 kawa – Ishikawa Prefecture

Ishikawa Prefecture 石川県
Written with the kanji 川 “river” “stream” sen, kawa
That we also meet for instance in…
川の字 kawanoji “three people lined up sleeping in the shape of the kanji 川“
川上 kawakami “upstream”
川下 kawashimo “downstream”

愛 e – Ehime Prefecture

愛 e – Ehime Prefecture

Ehime Prefecture 愛媛県
Written with the kanji 愛 “love” ai, o-, mana, ito-, e
That we also meet for instance in…
博愛 hakuai “charity” “benevolence” “philanthropy”
友愛 yuuai “fraternity” “friendship”
Or 愛国者 aikokusha “patriot”
As well as
愛する aisuru “love”
Or 愛情 aijou “affection”

知  chi – Kōchi Prefecture

知 chi – Kōchi Prefecture

Kōchi Prefecture 高知県
Written with the kanji 知 “knowledge” chi, shi-
That we also meet for instance in…
知識人 chishikijin “intellectual”
未知 michi “not yet known” “unknown”
Or 予知夢 yochimu “prophetic dream”
As well as
人工知能 jinkouchinou “artificial intelligence (AI)”
Or 基礎知識 kisochishiki “fundamental knowledge”

知 chi – Aichi Prefecture

知 chi – Aichi Prefecture

Aichi Prefecture 愛知県
Written with the kanji 知 “knowledge” chi, shi-
That we also meet for instance in…
知識人 chishikijin “intellectual”
未知 michi “not yet known” “unknown”
Or 予知夢 yochimu “prophetic dream”
As well as
人工知能 jinkouchinou “artificial intelligence (AI)”
Or 基礎知識 kisochishiki “fundamental knowledge”

愛 ai – Aichi Prefecture

愛 ai – Aichi Prefecture

Aichi Prefecture 愛知県
Written with the kanji 愛 “love” ai, o-, mana, ito-
That we also meet for instance in…
博愛 hakuai “charity” “benevolence” “philanthropy”
友愛 yuuai “fraternity” “friendship”
Or 愛国者 aikokusha “patriot”
As well as
愛する aisuru “love”
Or 愛情 aijou “affection”

tahu’a

tahu’a

Tahu’a - A man of religion in Polynesian societies in charge of ritual ceremonies, having a broad knowledge of medicinal plants and claimed to be holders of knowledge transmitted by the Atua.


tahua

Tahu’a - Homme de religion dans les sociétés polynésiennes, en charge des cérémonies rituelles, possédant une vaste connaissance des plantes médicinales et se déclarant détenteur des connaissances transmises par les Atua.

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sapeur

sapeur

Sapeurs - A fashion-movement consisting of dressing somptuously practiced in Brazzaville and Kinshasa.


sapeur

Les Sapeurs - Un mouvement de mode consistant à s'habiller somptueusement, pratiqué à Brazzaville et à Kinshasa.

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sangoma

sangoma

Traditional healers of Southern Africa - Practitioners of traditional African medicine in Southern Africa comprising of diviners (sangoma), and herbalists (inyanga) – In charge of divination, healing body and soul, counteracting witchcraft, directing birth or death rituals…


sangoma

Guérisseurs traditionnels d'Afrique australe - Praticiens de la médecine traditionnelle africaine, comprenant des devins (sangoma) et des herboristes (inyanga) - En charge de la divination, de la guérison du corps et de l'âme, de la lutte contre la sorcellerie, de la direction des rituels de naissance ou de mort, etc.

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sadhu

sadhu

Sadhu साधु "straight, right, leading straight to goal" – A religious ascetic person in India who has renounced the worldly life, dedicated to achieving mokṣa (liberation).


sadhu

Sādhu साधु « ayant atteint son bu » - Ascète qui a renoncé à la société pour se consacrer au moksha, la libération de l'illusion (māyā), l'arrêt du cycle des renaissances (samsara).

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fa’afafine

fa’afafine

Fa'afafine - Biologically male persons, called to behave according to feminine (and masculine) codes - Has existed in Samoan communities for centuries.


fa'afafine

Fa'afafine - Personnes biologiquement masculines, appelées à se comporter selon des codes féminins (et masculins) - Existe dans les communautés samoanes depuis des siècles.

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