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Essay 1464 on 枢 (pivot; important part) Is Coming Next

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September 24: Essay 1464 on 枢 (pivot; important part)

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Now Out: Essay 2052 on 曽 (previously; great- (in family lineage))

The 418th essay has posted! Essay 2052 on 曽 (previously; great- (in family lineage)) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

See which yomi tripped up a prime minister, prompting endless ridicule....
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Essay 2052 on 曽 (previously; great- (in family lineage)) Is Coming Next

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September 17: Essay 2052 on 曽 (previously; great- (in family lineage))

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Now Out: Radical Note 12 on 八, the "Eight" Radical

Radical Note 12 on the “eight" radical 八 is now out! See why 公 (277: public) and 兼 (850: concurrent) stand out from all kanji with an on-duty 八 radical—and how one of those two characters turns the radical on its head.

Ulrike will return soon.

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Radical Note 12 on 八, the "Eight" Radical, Is Coming Next

Here's what you can expect next on Joy o' Kanji:

September 2: Radical Note 12 on 八, the "eight" radical

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