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scent; flavor; hint
Kanji 2089

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Synopsis

Find out about a kanji that can represent both a fragrance and a stench. Learn to say, “That flower has a powerful scent,” “The room reeks of lacquer,” “This book has a whiff of anarchism,” “The flowers glow in the morning sun,” “A dog has a sharp sense of smell,” “There's something fishy about how the secretary is acting,” and “In the book she makes no allusion to her profession.” 

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Kanji PDF
Cover of essay 2089 on 匂 (scent; flavor; hint), titled "Scented Sheets"
Mini Profile
JOYO ON-YOMI
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JOYO KUN-YOMI
にお-う
STROKES4
RADICAL勹 (20: wrapping)
JLPTN1
HALPERN-/2548
HENSHALL-/1821
SPAHN0a4.7