The land of the Rising Sun is the poetic name of Japan in European languages. The self-name of the country (Nippon) is indicated on the letter by two hieroglyphs-the sun and the root (or beginning).
That is, literally this phrase can be translated as “the beginning of the sun”, or, in literary translation, sunrise.
Thus, the name “Nippon”, in a modified form included in all European languages, and means “Land of the Rising Sun”. Continue reading