I'm having some trouble understanding the following excerpt (from Tanizaki's Himitsu):


"The sweet scented and chilly dew" does what? "the delight of the skin that penetrated the pores was exceptional"? Help me!



甘い匂いのひやひやとした露が、毛穴へ染み入る is a relative clause modifying 皮膚.
The subject of 染み入る is 甘い匂いのひやひやとした露.

The sentence roughly means something like.....

"The delight of the skin [into the pores of which the sweet scented and chilly dew penetrated] was exceptional" / "The delight of the skin [when the sweet scented and chilly dew penetrated its pores] was exceptional."


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