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  1. Reiwa

    Reiwa (Japanese: 令和, pronounced [ɾeːɰa] (listen)) is the current era of Japan's official calendar. It began on 1 May 2019, the day on which Emperor Akihito's elder son, Naruhito, ascended the throne as the 126th Emperor of Japan. The day before, Emperor Akihito abdicated the Chrysanthemum Throne, marking the end of the Heisei era. The year 2019 corresponds with Heisei 31 from 1 January through 30 April, and with Reiwa 1 (令和元年, Reiwa gannen, 'the first year of Reiwa') from 1 May. Reiwa is interpreted as "beautiful harmony".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of REIWA in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of REIWA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    This state visit will show both inside and outside that still under the new era, Reiwa, the bonds between Japan and the United States under our alliance will remain unwavering. And also we will demonstrate our strong commitment to addressing various challenges that we see in the international community.

  2. Kazue Miaji:

    The Heisei era was an era in which we did not take part in war and I'd like Reiwa to be the same - a world without war.

  3. Salaryman Shigeru Yoshizawa:

    I want it( Reiwa) to be a world that is peaceful and I'd like the economy to improve.

  4. Ayako Nakayama:

    A change in Happy New Era '' may happen only once in our life time, so it's a happy day, and I wanted my child also to be present at that moment, i hope this is a peaceful era where everyone can live with smiling faces.' . Elsewhere, couples wanting to register their marriages as soon as the Reiwa era began at midnight had lined up at government offices, which set special desks for the paperwork. For 29-year-old Kenya Fujisaki, the move was mostly practical.

  5. Isao Tokoro:

    It was unexpected that it( Reiwa) was taken from the Manyoshu, but it expresses Japanese culture in' kanji'( characters), it means' to get along well' and' to be tender' and shows an important value for 21st century Japan and the world.

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    being essentially equal to something
    • A. elusive
    • B. incumbent
    • C. ravening
    • D. equivalent

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