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Now Out: Essay 1449 on 甚 (extremely) and 5 New-Monics

The 308th essay has posted! Essay 1449 on 甚 (extremely) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:

With the planet coming apart at the seams, 甚 is a timely kanji, helping people discuss intense...

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Essay 2040 on 凄 (amazing) Is Coming Next

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

September 28: essay 2040 on 凄 (amazing; frightening; to a great extent)

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KitKat Kanji

Long time no blog! At least it feels that way to me! And where have I been? Sitting around eating bonbons? Not exactly, but almost—at least for about three seconds. 

My husband's colleague traveled here from Japan on business and felt compelled to bring a gift but had none at hand. At the last minute he bought a tiny KitKat bar and presented it to my husband, who passed...

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Essay 1449 on 甚 (extremely) Is Coming Next

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

September 14: essay 1449 on 甚 (extremely)

September 28:...

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Now Out: Radical Note 159 and 5 New-Monics

Radical Note 159 on 車, the “vehicle” radical, is now available. This resource is free!

Also, Ulrike created the following new-monics (which are free!):

州 (304: province)
酬 (1358: reward)
漫 (...

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