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house; pavilion; name suffix
Kanji 1614

Thank you for visiting this Character Home Page. Below you'll find a synopsis of the essay. If you wish to read the full text, the PDF of the essay is available for purchase to the right.

Synopsis

Find out why -亭 is suffixed to the names of many restaurants, buildings, and some artistic people. Learn to read scads of gorgeous signs, whether for eateries or shops. Discover how a ryotei is a restaurant far too expensive for many of us to try, and yet it can be hard to determine which restaurants qualify as such. And learn about a term for "husband," one that appears in colorful idioms.

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Kanji PDF
Cover of essay 1614 on 亭 (house) titled "A Touch of Elegance"
Mini Profile
JOYO ON-YOMI
テイ
JOYO KUN-YOMI
None
STROKES9
RADICAL亠 (8: lid)
JLPTN1
HALPERN1314/1785
HENSHALL1614/1745
SPAHN2j7.5