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Essay 1633 on 斗 (dipper; unit of measurement (about 18 liters)) Is Now Up!

Essay 1633 on 斗 (dipper; unit of measurement (about 18 liters)) is now up and available for purchase! Here's a preview:

The dipper kanji helps you hold your liquor! That is, its core meaning is "dipper," a device to scoop saké. (It means "dipper" in the constellation sense, too!) Using 斗, we can also measure large quantities of that saké. By studying 斗, we find out about noshi. And that’s not all! The 斗 shape is a ryakuji (a simplified form of more complex kanji), as well as a radical.


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