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Flashcards in chp. 40 - the road home Deck (16):
1

what year does Manjiro finally arrive home?

1852, 5th Year of Kaei, Year of the Rat

2

what does the old man at the top of the hill ask Manjiro?

what he sees out in the ocean

3

what is Manjiro's response to the old man?

ships, ojiisan, big ships sailing this way

4

what does the Manjiro say when the old man asks him to repeat his answer?

worlds, whole words sailing this way

5

what does the old man think of Manjiro's response?

he thinks Manjiro is crazy

6

how long has it been since Manjiro left his village?

almost 12 years

7

what do the scents from his village smell like?

a mix of salty ocean air, fish, and incense

8

how does Manjiro's village appear to him compared to his memories of it?

it seems smaller

9

what does Manjiro say when he arrives this family's hut?

Tadaima

10

what is the meaning of the word "tadaima"?

i am home

11

who first recognizes Manjiro?

his mother

12

what are the names of Manjiro's sisters and brothers?

Seki, Ume, and Kumakichi

13

what presents does Manjiro give to his siblings and brother-in-law?

a mirror, buttons, a pair of dice, a bag of sugar, needles, scissors, medicines, books, and maps

14

what present does Manjiro give to his mother?

seashells

15

why are the shells meaningful for Manjiro?

they are from all the different places he travelled

16

Manjiro compares the shells to:

the people of the world