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Now Out: Essay 999 on 握 (to hold) and 4 New-Monics

The 426th essay has posted! Essay 999 on 握 (to hold, grasp; seize) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

This kanji plays a role in terms ranging from handshakes to bribes, from grasping the gist to seizing power. Above all, 握 has deep connections to sushi. See how sushi relates to gripping—and what sweaty hands have to do with suspense. Learn to say “just a handful,” “I was behind the wheel,” “He took over as leader of the party,” and “He crumpled the sheet of paper into a ball.”

Also, Ulrike created the following new-monics:

制 (722: system)
製 (726: manufacturing)
熟 (894: to ripen)
享 (1162: to enjoy)


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