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Now Out: Essay 1086 on 喝 (to shout) and 5 New-Monics

The 262nd essay has posted! Essay 1086 on 喝 (to shout; threaten) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

A few words with 喝 are about applauding people, and the rest are about crushing them! Discover the thread connecting terms about (1) cheering for performers and winners; (2) intimidation, threats, and extortion; and (3) a random shout that helps Zen priests achieve enlightenment. Also see how highly religious terms from Zen have made their way into a popular TV sports segment.

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

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

迎 (1207: to welcome)
剣 (1214: sword)
誇 (1233: to be proud)
鼓 (1234: drum)
江 (1244: bay)


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