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Now Out: Essay 1940 on 漏 (leak), 1 Radical Note, and 2 Revisions

The 480th essay has posted. Essay 1940 on 漏 (leak; to overlook) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

This kanji represents leaks in roofs, as well as of bodily fluids, oil, gas, radiation, and even sound or light that spills beyond its confines. And figuratively 漏 is connected to leaking information, revealing one’s intentions, making omissions, and failing to do certain things. Find out how 漏 ended up in a term for “as usual,” and see what “Water falls even from skillful hands” really means.

In addition, Radical Note 171 on 隶, the "slave" radical, is now available. See why it is called the “slave” radical, learn the etymology of 隷 (1924: subordinate), and find out about clerical script. This resource is free!

Revisions of these essays have also posted:

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Ulrike will return with more great mnemonics.


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