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Now Out: Essay 1992 on 惧 (fear), 1 Revision, and 5 New-Monics

The 347th essay has posted! Essay 1992 on 惧 (fear) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Whereas “danger” drives the word “endangered,” fear lies at the heart of Japanese terms about endangered species. This essay is mainly about animals at risk of extinction, but as the book covers and sample sentences show, plants, occupations, and even railways can vanish, too. Learn to discuss all that and to talk about anxiety about matters ranging from real estate to global warming.

Using the accompanying game on the Character Home Page, you can practice the vocabulary in the essay after reading it. 

Also, a revision of the following essay has posted:

essay 1589 on (to challenge; provoke; defy; make love to)

See the link for details. If you've bought this essay before or if you have a subscription, you can download the new version for free.

Finally, Ulrike created the following new-monics (which are free!):

赴 (1751: to head to)
紛 (1768: confusion)
幣 (1778: money)
旺 (1967: vigorous)
惧 (1992: fear)


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