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Kanji 1757

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Synopsis

“A chameleon can change its skin color and blend in with surrounding trees.” “Ayako’s skin is sensitive to chemicals.” “My son’s skin breaks out easily.” “This cloth has a nice texture.” Discover how to say all these things while learning why 膚 breaks down as “tiger” + “stomach.” Find out about an idiom involving “unwounded skin,” and see how people refer to “autumn chill” even in spring.

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Kanji PDF
Cover of essay 1757 on 膚 (skin), titled "Not a Tiger Tummy"
Mini Profile
JOYO ON-YOMI
JOYO KUN-YOMI
None
STROKES15
RADICAL月 (130: flesh)
JLPTN2
HALPERN2056/2788
HENSHALL1757/1916
SPAHN2m13.1