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Now Out: Essay 2101 on 肘 (Elbow), 2 Revisions, and 9 New-Monics

The 179th essay has posted! Essay 2101 on 肘 (elbow) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Learn how the Japanese talk about leaning on elbows, standing with arms akimbo, hitting the funny bone, and elbowing someone in the ribs. Find out about massaging the elbows versus massaging with the elbows. See what an "elbow gun" might be and what it means to pull someone's elbow figuratively. Also learn words for the elbows on dogs, clothes, and even buildings!  

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

Revisions of two older essays have posted:

essay 1167 on 恐 (fear; dread; awe; overwhelmed (e.g., with gratitude); probably

essay 1899 on 竜 (dragon; imperial; "big dragon" radical)

You'll find details at the links. If you've bought these essays before or if you have a subscription, you can download the new versions for free.

Finally, Ulrike has produced a batch of new-monics (which are free!):

兄 (267: elder brother)
向 (278: to turn toward)
祝 (706: to celebrate)
準 (709: standard)
常 (718: normal)
税 (727: tax)
況 (1163: condition)
准 (1376: junior)
尚 (1392: to value highly)


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