Let's start with a quiz. Find three pairs of words that intuitively go together:
3. to sink
4. railroad tie
I'll block the answers with a fun picture of...
Essay 1938 on 廊 (Corridor) Is Coming Next
Here's what you can expect in coming weeks on Joy o' Kanji:
May 27: essay 1938 on 廊 (corridor; gallery)
Now Out: Essay 1942 on 惑 (Bewildered) and 5 New-Monics
The 211th essay has posted! Essay 1942 on 惑 (bewildered; to lead astray) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:
Whether you're confused, embarrassed, annoyed, doubtful, tempted, or...
One of the greatest joys of learning Japanese is seeing how words for concrete images go off in unexpected figurative directions. So it is with muddy waters, which 濁 often represents (in conjunction with other kanji).
What would you associate muddy waters with, aside from a great blues musician and maybe some...