Hitomi Tashiro

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'Uchi' is where the heart is

Language | WELL SAID Apr 15, 2019

'Uchi' is where the heart is

The Japanese word "uchi" can have several meanings depending on the context it's being used in, but one common thread in all of them is an idea of closeness to the speaker.