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Now Out: Essay 1891 on 酪 (dairy product) and 5 New-Monics

The 263rd essay has posted! Essay 1891 on 酪 (dairy product) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

See why the kanji for “dairy product” contains the “saké” radical. While reading about dairy farming and dairy products, find out about “tree cakes,” “butter mochi,” and a snack that’s like sand. Discover the  Japanese for “dairy-free.” Find out about a cheese ingredient that’s also in adhesives and other industrial products. And learn about an acid in milk, body odor, and vomit!

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!):

恒 (1251: constant)
洪 (1252: flood)
香 (1255: fragrance)
魂 (1280: soul)
墾 (1281: cultivating land)


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