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Now Out: Essay 1018 on 鋭 (sharp) and 6 New-Monics

The 395th essay has posted! Essay 1018 on 鋭 (sharp, acute; excellent) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

See how the Japanese use “sharp” to describe not only knives and pain but also keen senses and nimble minds. Learn what the “select few” policy is and the contexts in which the Japanese value elitism. Also find out how to say, “spirited newcomer,” “Is he the man the papers depicted as an up-and-coming scholar?” and “Our company will try hard to create a better environment.”  

Also, Ulrike created the following new-monics (which are free!):

孝 (860: filial piety)
酵 (1265: fermentation)
砕 (1287: to break into pieces)
斎 (1291: to purify oneself)
債 (1292: debt)
載 (1295: to load (with cargo))


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