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Now Out: Essay 1216 on 圏 (sphere) and Four Revisions

The 477th essay has posted. Essay 1216 on 圏 (sphere; range) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

This kanji makes us conceive of the world thematically, linking countries in unexpected ways (e.g., those that use euros or Chinese characters). With 圏 you can also convey that a restaurant is “within a 10-minute walk” or that you’re “out of range” and can’t make a phone call. Learn to say “Tokyo Metropolitan area,” “Kanto region,” and “My family lives far from a metropolitan area.” 

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Ulrike will return with more great mnemonics.


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