Café: a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold. They are growing
popularity in Japan.
Kyoto: A city of west central Honshu, Japan, north-northeast of Osaka.
Founded in the eighth century, it has long been a cultural, artistic, and
Sanctuary: A sacred place, a consecrated spot, and a holy and inviolable
site. A shelter from danger or hardship.
Kitsune: a Japanese word that means fox
Porcelain: a type of glass used to make dolls.
Frock: the British term for a dress or an outfit.
Reverently: A profound respect and esteem mingled with fear and affection,
as for a holy being or place. The disposition to revere.
Fiends: An evil spirit, a demon, or a diabolically evil or wicked person.
Daemon: the old English way to spell demon the Greek form, rendered "devil"
in the Authorised Version of the New Testament. Daemons are spoken of as
spiritual beings. A spirit, or immaterial being, holding a middle place
between men and deities in pagan mythology. Belongs to the number of those
angels that kept not their first estate; unclean spirits; fallen angels;
angels of the devil.
Angel: The last of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology. From
the highest to the lowest in rank,
the orders are seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominions, virtues, powers,
principalities, archangels, and angels. An angel is a guardian spirit or a
guiding influence and it is a word signifying, both in the Hebrew and
Greek, a "messenger," and hence employed to denote any agent God sends
forth to execute his purposes.
Heaven: The abode of God, the angels, and the souls of those who are
granted salvation. A condition or place of great happiness, delight, or
pleasure; any place of complete bliss and delight and peace.
Eden: The garden in which our first parents dwelt. It has been placed in
Armenia, in the region west of the Caspian Sea, in Media, near Damascus, in
Palestine, in Southern Arabia, and in Babylonia. The site must undoubtedly
be sought for somewhere along the course of the great streams of the Tigris
and the Euphrates of Western Asia, in "the land of Shinar" or Babylonia.
Shangri-La: An imaginary remote paradise on earth, utopia, or a distant and
secluded hideaway, usually of great beauty and peacefulness.
Ithuriel: Hebrew for "Discovery of God." The name comes from Milton's
Seraphim: The highest type of angel sent by God as his instrument to
inflict on the people the righteous penalty of sin. This word means fiery
ones, in allusion, as is supposed, to their burning love. They are
represented as "standing" above the King as He sat upon his throne, ready
at once to minister unto him. The first of the nine orders of angels in
Zephon: Hebrew for "a looking out", the name comes from Milton's Paradise
Osaka: A city of southern Honshu, Japan, on Osaka Bay, an inlet of the
Pacific Ocean. Osaka was the leading commercial centre of Japan during the
feudal period and today is highly industrialised.
Tokyo: the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural
centre of Japan.
Cherubim: A lower type of angel. A beautiful child; -- so called because
artists have represented cherubs as beautiful children. A mysterious
composite being, the winged footstool and chariot of the Almighty.
Kirai Ayaka: in Japan people say their last name before their first
Cram studies: a school where Japanese students prepare for entrance exams
Nani ni nani ga tabetai desu ka: Japanese for "what would you like to eat"
O kudasai: Japanese for "I would like."
The Children of Adam: humans or mortals are referred to as the Children of
Adam since we originated from Adam.
Optimism: the positive outlook on life (the glass is half full: optimism,
the glass is half empty: pessimism.)
Yen: the Japanese currency (money).
Deities: Minor Gods.
The Sons of God: another term for an angel.