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Now Out: Essay 2125 on 妖 (weird) and 5 New-Monics

The 475th essay has posted. Essay 2125 on 妖 (weird; enchanting) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

See why people needed to invent yokai, the supernatural creatures populating manga, legends, and woodblock prints. Learn various terms for “monster,” including one that can figuratively refer to villains or heroes. Discover words for “magic” (Eastern vs. Western), “something that confuses people,” and “bewitched sword,” and examine the female side of some 妖 terms.  

In addition, Ulrike has created these new-monics, which are free:

辺 (580: vicinity)
変 (581: change)
許 (650: to permit)
件 (660: matter)
賛 (690: approval)


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