On Deck

November 2021 Newsletter Is Coming Next

Here's what you can expect next on Joy o' Kanji:

November 30: November newsletter

December 3: ...

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Now Out: Radical Note 21, 6 New-Monics, and 15 Revisions

Radical Note 21 on the "katakana hi" radical 匕 has posted. The radical of 北 (205: north; to flee) may look simple, but both the meaning and shape of 匕 are rather slippery.

Also, Ulrike created the following new-...

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Radical Note 21 on the "Katakana Hi" Radical ヒ Is Coming Next

Here's what you can expect next on Joy o' Kanji:

November 24: Radical Note 21 on the "katakana hi" radical ヒ

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What's New

Now Out: Essay 1921 on 鈴 (bell)

The 425th essay has posted! Essay 1921 on 鈴 (bell) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

From small, jingly bells to resonant singing bowls, from “cooling” wind chimes to enormous bells...
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Now Out: New Article by Jim Breen, Plus Radical Note on 入

I announced earlier that because Jim Breen has contributed so many pieces to this site, he now has his own section in Renshu Resources. I'm pleased to share his latest article, a comprehensive history that explains how it has become possible for me to type 言葉 and for you to see those kanji properly. That wasn't always the case...

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