Essay on 巾 (cloth, towel; width) Is Now Up
Apr 6, 2012
Essay 1989 on 巾 (cloth, towel; width) is now up and available for purchase! Here's a preview:
A new Joyo kanji, 巾 is a versatile character that helps you discuss anything from dishrags to the width of a waterfall. It's in 巾着 (pouch), which has influenced both fashion and food (having lent its pyramidal shape to two dishes that are considered lucky). As a radical,巾 pops up in scads of kanji, including some of the first ones you learned.