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Now Out: Essay 2030 on 袖 (sleeve), a Radical Note, 28 Revisions, and 5 New-Monics

The 432nd essay has posted! Essay 2030 on 袖 (sleeve; extension) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

An essay chock-full of quizzes explains how sleeves have connections to shady dealings, sexual attraction, and lanterns. See how kimono design relates to marital status. Find out about a cursed kimono and a fish that has fins like kimono sleeves. Learn to say “signboard projecting from a building” and “desk with drawers on one side,” as well as “I'd like a long-sleeved shirt in yellow.”

Also, Radical Note 33 on the “samurai" radical 士 has posted. Discover several mysteries swirling around 士 (494: military man; samurai) and what body part that shape might represent. Also see photos showing how the Japanese use that kanji most.

Furthermore, 28 essay revisions have posted:

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Finally, Ulrike created the following new-monics:

診 (1440: to examine (medically))
寝 (1441: sleep)
盛 (1476: thriving)
婿 (1477: husband)
請 (1479: request)


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