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Now Out: Radical Note 26 and 6 New-Monics

In a change of plan, I will not post an essay this week. An unavoidable conflict arose for one of the key players on my team. Instead, I'm pleased to present Radical Note 26 on the “seal" radical 卩. See what 卵 (990: egg) depicts, discover which character represents a person kneeling to expel demons,...

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Essay 2030 on 袖 (sleeve; extension) Is Coming Next

Here's what you can now expect next on Joy o' Kanji after a schedule change:

January 28: Essay 2030 on 袖 (sleeve; extension)

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Now Out: Essay 2044 on 煎 (to roast) and 5 New-Monics

The 430th essay has posted! Essay 2044 on 煎 (to roast; boil) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Learn words for “light roast (coffee),” “roasted soybeans (for Setsubun),...
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Essay 2044 on 煎 (to roast; boil) Is Coming Next

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

January 14: Essay 2044 on 煎 (to roast; boil)

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Now Out: Essay 1180 on 謹 (respect) and 4 New-Monics

Happy New Year! The 429th essay has posted! Essay 1180 on 謹 (respect; modesty; to be careful) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

Learn about a New Year’s greeting that you’ll read...
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