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Essay 1040 on 虞 (fear) Is Coming Next

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

March 13: Essay 1040 on 虞 (fear, anxiety, concern, uneasiness; danger, risk, adverse chance)

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What's New

Now Out: Essay 2080 on 栃 (horse chestnut), 3 Essay Revisions, and 9 New-Monics

The 158th essay has posted! Essay 2080 on 栃 (Japanese horse chestnut tree) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Find out about the Japanese horse chestnut tree, and see how it has...

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Now Out: Feb. 2015 Newsletter

The February 2015 newsletter is now out, including great photos of playful signs. Enter the new contest to win 2 essays! Also find out the results of the last contest. The newsletter enables you to catch up on all that you've missed this month: new and revised essays, new Radical Notes, new JOK Notebook...

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JOK Notebook

Nailed It!

Sometimes the most basic things trip us up the most, particular with language learning. So it was this week when I encountered this word:

一丁

In the kanji universe, the graphics don't get simpler than that!

When I wrote Radical Note 1 on 一, the "one"...

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On Deck

Essay 2080 on 栃 (Japanese horse chestnut tree) Is Coming Next

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

February 28: February newsletter

March 6: Essay 2080 on 栃 (...

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