What I Need to Know
Let's start with a quiz, but not the usual fanciful kind in which you needn't know anything beforehand. This is the opposite; it's about what I very much need to know. I'm talking about two constructions with multiple yomi:
• the suffix -中, which one can read as -ちゅう or -じゅう
• the verb 開く (to open), which one can read as あく or ひらく
Essay 2079 on 瞳 (pupil (of eye)) Is Coming Next
Here's what you can expect after a short summer vacation for Joy o' Kanji:
July 31: essay 2079 on 瞳 (pupil (of eye); eye; iris (of eye))
July 31: ...
Now Out: Essay 1310 on 傘 (Umbrella), 5 Games and Revisions, and 7 New-Monics
The 176th essay has posted! Essay 1310 on 傘 (umbrella, parasol; umbrella-shaped object) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:
Find out how paper umbrellas are made and why they're rare...
There are times when life just cracks you open, aren't there?
I usually feel almost like a robot, but not in a bad sense at all. Rather, I love that I'm highly regulated and capable of keeping up routines. I work like crazy, then squeeze in some exercise, and then get right back to work, capping off a full day with taped episodes of the The Big Bang Theory (where...