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Now Out: Radical Note 10 on the "Legs" Radical and 5 New-Monics

Radical Note 10 on the “legs" radical 儿 is now out! Find out about the names and meanings of the radical in kanji such as 先 (49: ahead), 元 (106: origin), and 光 (116: light), and see how 儿 has nothing to do with legs etymologically.

Also, Ulrike created the following ...

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July 2021 Newsletter Is Coming Next!

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

July 31: July newsletter!

August 6:...

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Radical Note 10 on the "Legs" Radical Is Coming Next

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

July 30: Radical Note 10 on the "legs" radical 

July...

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Now Out: Essay 2094 on 箸 (chopsticks) and 5 New-Monics

The 413th essay has posted! Essay 2094 on 箸 (chopsticks) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Learn how chopsticks can rest and bathe—and what “pregnant chopsticks” signify. See...
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Essay 2094 on 箸 (chopsticks) Is Coming Next

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

July 23: Essay 2094 on 箸 (chopsticks)

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