JAPANESE CHOPSTICKS MANNER
Chopsticks are called hashi (箸)はしin Japanese .It is the most important eating utensil for Japanese people.The Japanese people use Chopsticks to eat everything like rice , noodles , salad , meat etc.. Lets discuss about the chopsticks manner of Japan.Although there are many tradition and practices foreigner may not be aware when they come to Japan.And as a being foreigner we may be excused for not knowing about Japanese culture but knowing more about Japanese culture will help you making good impression among Japanese people. let ` s discuss about some Japanese chopsticks manner.It may be helpful for those who loves Japanese culture and hoping to coming to Japan.
1.Don’t stick your chopsticks in rice.
This is the simple chopsticks mistake made by foreigner as well as Japanese. It may look like easier to to stick chopsticks in rice but in Japanese culture sticking chopsticks vertically in rice are done only during funereal.Lets try to put our chopsticks on cross on bowl or plate. Crossing chopsticks is also considered as bad manner in Japanese culture.
2. Don ` t point others with chopsticks.
3. Don’t pull your food with chopsticks .
Pulling a plate full of food by the help of chopsticks does not makes a good impression and it is also considered as Japanese funeral rituals.So let’s try to avoid such action as possible.
4. Don’t play with the chopsticks.
5.Don’t lick your chopsticks.
Licking chopsticks are definitely considered as childish activities and you may invite some strange looks by the people surroundings.So let ` s try to avoid such action as possible.
Thank you so much guys for watching my blog.i will try to write about Japanese culture.My next blog will be about Japanese Drinking culture.I am collecting information so i hope you guys can wait for somedays. At least lets learn one Japanese word .
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