On Deck

April Newsletter Is Coming Next!

Here's what you can expect in coming weeks on Joy o' Kanji:

April 30: April newsletter!

May 5: essay...

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What's New

Now Out: Essay 1080 on 嚇 (Threat) and 5 New-Monics

The 253rd essay has posted! Essay 1080 on 嚇 (threat; intimidation) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

A country poses a threat by expanding its military presence. Cats arch their backs to...

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JOK Notebook

Four-Legged Beggar

Here's a Quick Quiz for you, one with two parts:

1. Holding something over someone's head usually means "bearing a grudge." What could it mean in a more benevolent context?

2. In the following sentence from essay 1744 on 賓 (guest, visitor), what could ちょうだい mean:

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On Deck

Essay 1080 on 嚇 (Threat) Is Coming Next

Here's what you can expect in coming weeks on Joy o' Kanji:

April 28: essay 1080 on  (threat; intimidation), in a change of plan

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What's New

Now Out: Essay 1744 on 賓 (Guest) and 5 New-Monics

The 252nd essay has posted! Essay 1744 on 賓 (guest, visitor) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Learn to talk about guests, whether they're party guests enjoying refreshments, foreign...

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