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Now Out: Essay 2079 on 瞳 (Pupil (of Eye)), a Radical Note, and 4 Revisions

The 177th essay has posted! Essay 2079 on 瞳 (pupil (of eye); eye; iris (of eye)) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Find out why Japanese friends tease each other about their pupils. Learn how to talk about staring hard at something and how to say that pupils contract in sunlight (or dilate under certain naughty influences!). See why a brand of rice is called Dragon's Eyes and why a Daruma doll initially has blank eyes. Enjoy an immersion (and 4 vivid photos) in the world of a classic film with 瞳 in the title.

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

Four essay revisions have posted:

essay 1212 on 肩 (shoulder)

essay 1806 on 忙 (busy, occupied; restless)

essay 1840 on 岬 (cape, promontory, headland)

essay 1943 on 枠 (frame; framework; enclosure; limit; quota)

You'll find details at the links.

Finally, Radical Note 109 on 目, the "eye" radical, has become available.


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