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Now Out: Essay 1110 on 寛 (broad), A Reprint, and 5 New-Monics

The 322nd essay has posted! Essay 1110 on 寛 (broad; magnanimous; lenient; relaxed) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Old copper coins with square holes. The fossilized hipbone of an elephant. Having a generous, benevolent, and magnanimous disposition. Letting your hair down and making yourself at home. Feeling uncomfortable with strangers. Being tolerant of diversity and open to various religions. Begging for forgiveness. Going easy on people.... All of these concepts connect to 寛. Find out how!

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

Also, Books on Asia has reprinted a JOK Notebook post with the new title "Kanji of the Year 2018."

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

鋼 (864: steel)
綱 (1264: rope)
剛 (1270: strong)
磨 (1831: to polish)
岡 (1968: hill)


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