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Today, September 14, is the Feast of Lights, a holiday of ancient Egypt. Lamps were lit all night before statues of the gods and the dead. (Dates for this vary; Sept. 14, Sept 13, and August 13 are all reported.)



MATSU, BATSU
sue
meaning: end, tip
週末 == shuumatsu == weekend
年末 == nenmatsu == end of the year
Originally the same character as 'immature' (未), both are derived from a pictograph of the top of a tree. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Tip of tree.'

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