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pair; set
Kanji 1513

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Synopsis

This photo-studded essay will have you seeing double! You'll learn which items in Japan are countable in pairs. On the flip side, you'll also see which sorts of entities have been deemed "peerless" (that is, not a pair). One expresses that idea with a negated form of 双. You'll encounter words for "twin" and "mutual," as well as sentences such as this: "He is as great a poet as ever lived."

Revision history:

Dec. 5, 2014: Made two changes:

p. 9: Added a photo from Singapore.
p. 12 caption: Revised to reflect that in the film, it was the seven samurai (not the residents of the village) who boldly challenged the bandits. 

Sept. 14, 2012: Added 3 photos on pages 12 and 13.

June 4, 2012: Added a photo to page 11.

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