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Now Out: Essay 1039 on 憶 (Memory) and 5 New-Monics

The 341st essay has posted! Essay 1039 on 憶 (memory; guess) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Our unreliable memories play fascinating tricks on us. See how the Japanese talk about such matters, from having mistaken memories to keeping things in mind. Learn a surprising way to improve your memory. And see how to say all of this: "A flood of memories is coursing through my head," "The older we get, the weaker our memory becomes," and "I wish I had a better memory."

Using the accompanying game on the Character Home Page, you can practice the vocabulary in the essay after reading it. 

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

躍 (1860: to leap)
幽 (1865: faint)
踊 (1880: dance)
謡 (1883: song)
絡 (1890: entanglement)


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