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persimmon
Kanji 1946

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Synopsis

Learn to say, “Some boys made off with all the ripe fruit on my persimmon tree.” Find out why a persimmon was named after a writing brush, which animal adores persimmons, and what a “persimmon house” might be! See what people go through to make persimmons edible, and discover how this fruit connects to a spicy snack, sushi, mochi, alcohol, tea, and skewers.

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Kanji PDF
Cover of essay 1946 on 柿 (persimmon), titled "Orange Tang"
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JOYO ON-YOMI
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JOYO KUN-YOMI
かき
STROKES9
RADICAL木 (75: tree)
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SPAHN4a5.25