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Now Out: Essay 1540 on 惰 (laziness) and 5 New-Monics

The 287th essay has posted! Essay 1540 on 惰 (laziness; inertia) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Find out how social critics view the fierce work ethic in Japan (some finding it lacking!), and see why the Japanese disdain idleness. Learn to say “His idle lifestyle ruined him,” “He was lazy and irresponsible,” and “Break out of the inertia in your life.” Discover how 惰 and another laziness kanji differ in nuance. See what it means to “devour lazy sleep.” And learn a fun term for a lazy animal.

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!):

多 (163: many)
地 (167: ground)
池 (168: pond)
風 (198: wind)
移 (613: to move)


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