Essay 1409 on 詳 (detailed) Is Coming Next
Here's what you can expect in coming weeks on Joy o' Kanji:
January 30: Essay 1409 on 詳 (detailed; knowing well)
Essay 2031 on 羞 (to be shy) Is Now Out
The 152nd essay has posted! Essay 2031 on 羞 (to be shy; feel ashamed) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:
Find out how to say, "A bashful look came over her face," "These slums are a...
The Cryptogram Spirit
Let's start with sample sentences from various essays. For the moment, I won't supply clues, but that'll change as we progress:
Two Faces, Two Tongues, and Backed-Up Bashfulness
When I was writing the forthcoming essay 2031 on 羞 (to be shy; feel ashamed), I decided two things about the following sentence:
I think what's important is bashfulness backed up with education.
大切 (たいせつ: important); 教養 (きょうよう: education); 裏付ける (うらづける: to back, shown here in the past tense...