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Everyday NhanSense – Day 23

Everyday NhanSense – Day 23

——————————————————————————————————————————————– Everyday NhanSense: Each day, I will blog about something that comes to mind. My goal is to practice writing about my hobbies, my interests, my opinions and so forth. Day 23’s Topic: Good luck charms. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– I still have it. The 功 necklace I bought at the anime store from the mall is still being carried with me each day. I freak out if I misplace it, even for a moment. I still don’t like wearing jewelry of any kind (I don’t even…

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Random Kanji Knowledge: Tora

Random Kanji Knowledge: Tora

————————————————————————————————————–Random Kanji Knowledge: Kanji is a complicated means of conveying language. With literally thousands of symbols that have different readings depending on context, the layers of complexity can prove overwhelming. However, beyond the squiggly lines lies sophistication to those patient and diligent enough to learn. Kanji is really cool in this regard.————————————————————————————————————– Today’s kanji is 虎, which is pronounced tora (toe-rah.) It is the kanji for tiger, as in the largest cat in the world.  The stroke order.

Random Kanji Knowledge: Tamago

Random Kanji Knowledge: Tamago

Random Kanji Knowledge time! Today’s kanji is 卵, which is read as tamago (tah-mah-go). 卵 means “egg.” With Easter tomorrow and all, eggs are very iconic for the holiday. The stroke order for 卵 is shown below.

Random Kanji Knowledge: Kizuna

Random Kanji Knowledge: Kizuna

Random Kanji Knowledge time! Today’s kanji is 絆, which is read as kizuna (key-zoo-na). 絆 means “bonds” (as in bonds that are emotional, relationship-driven and otherwise.) 絆 is a word you hear the Japanese say a lot. It’s important to talk about the “bonds” you have with others and what it means to you. The stroke order for 絆 is shown below.

Random Kanji Knowledge: Koibito

Random Kanji Knowledge: Koibito

————————————————————————————————————– Random Kanji Knowledge: Kanji is a complicated means of conveying language. With literally thousands of symbols that have different readings depending on context, the layers of complexity can prove overwhelming. However, beyond the squiggly lines lies sophistication to those patient and diligent enough to learn. Kanji is really cool in this regard. ————————————————————————————————————– Random Kanji Knowledge time! Today’s kanji is 恋人, which is read as koibito (ko-ee-bee-toe). 恋 is the symbol for “love/romance.” 人 means “person.” Put two and two…

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Random Kanji Knowledge: Shiai

Random Kanji Knowledge: Shiai

————————————————————————————————————– Random Kanji Knowledge: Kanji is a complicated means of conveying language. With literally thousands of symbols that have different readings depending on context, the layers of complexity can prove overwhelming. However, beyond the squiggly lines lies sophistication to those patient and diligent enough to learn. Kanji is really cool in this regard. ————————————————————————————————————– Random Kanji Knowledge time! Today’s kanji is 試合, which is read as shiai (shi-eye). 試合 refers to a “match/game,” such as a sporting event. 証 is the symbol for…

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Random Kanji Knowledge: Yuugou

Random Kanji Knowledge: Yuugou

————————————————————————————————————– Random Kanji Knowledge: Kanji is a complicated means of conveying language. With literally thousands of symbols that have different readings depending on context, the layers of complexity can prove overwhelming. However, beyond the squiggly lines lies sophistication to those patient and diligent enough to learn. Kanji is really cool in this regard. ————————————————————————————————————– Random Kanji Knowledge time! Today’s kanji is 融合, which is read as yuugou (YUU-goh). 融合 is often used in the context of “fusion,” as in a literal unity…

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