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Now Out: Essay 2085 on 奈 (ナ sound), 1 Radical Note, and 5 New-Monics

The 315th essay has posted! Essay 2085 on 奈 (ナ sound) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

A hiragana was created from 奈. This kanji helps people talk about hellish situations, but that’s not why a book about Kanagawa is subtitled “Towns That Suck, Towns That People Hate.” The Jetsons apparently influenced 8th-century Nara architecture. There have been at least 17 kanji renderings of the name なら. Find out about all these topics and much more in this image-rich essay.

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

Also, Radical Note 37 on the "big" radical 大 has posted. This resource is free. 

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

奔 (1825: rush)
涙 (1916: tears)
挫 (2014: sprain)
奈 (2085: ナ sound)
膝 (2100: knee)


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