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Now Out: Essay 1104 on 堪 (to withstand) and 5 New-Monics

The 327th essay has posted! Essay 1104 on 堪 (to withstand) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Explore two interrelated on-yomi and four stunningly similar kun-yomi for 堪. These readings enable you to say, “I can’t take this anymore,” “Let’s hang in there till help comes,” “The cottage will not withstand strong winds,” “I’m dying to see her,” and much more. Find out how the rhetorical question “How can I put up with it if I lose?!” really conveys the bold statement “I will never lose.” 

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!):

憶 (1039: memory)
浦 (1785: seaside)
毀 (1954: to destroy)
臼 (1987: mortar)
呪 (2029: magic spell)


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