VIDEO: Speakin' Japanese: I’m suffering from hay fever

VIDEO: Speakin' Japanese: I’m suffering from hay fever

by Takahiro Takiguchi
Stripes Japan

When spring returns every year, my allergies kick in. I get watery eyes, runny nose and can’t stop sneezing. That’s right! I have hay fever due to the high cedar pollen in the air.

You may have the same problem as me. It seems there are a lot of pollen in the air today.

Today’s Japanese phrase is:

“Kafunsho desu.” = I’m suffering from hay fever.

("kafunsho" - hay fever/pollen allergy, ".. desu" = it is.../I am.)

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