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Now Out: Essay 1996 on 詣 (to visit a holy place) and 5 New-Monics

The 297th essay has posted! Essay 1996 on 詣 (to visit a holy place; attain an elevated state) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

See which word one author used when critiquing Abe for treating Obama reverently (i.e., as if the PM were visiting a shrine or seeing a god). Find out how a temple can lie in a lucky direction, and learn about birthplace deities. Discover the most popular pilgrimages and what they involve. See how 詣 and 参 relate to each other. And learn to talk about deep knowledge of a subject. 


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

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

塔 (1651: tower)
峠 (1663: mountain pass)
尿 (1675: urine)
排 (1686: to exclude)
漠 (1700: desert)


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