Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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More words aspell don't know:

tumuli [it knows 'tumulus', but can't figure out its plural; doesn't accept 'tumuluses' either], piedmont, whispery, blocky, massy, charterhouse, principate, fasces.



You know HeadOn? The headache thing with the annoying commercials? I had always assumed it was a salicylate. Salicylates can relieve pain, and are absorbed through the skin. Aspirin is a salicylate, for example.

It turns out it's not. It's nothing. It's a homeopathic remedy. It's a placebo!






BOKU

sumi

meaning: ink, inkstick

白墨 == hakuboku == (noun) chalk
入れ墨 == irezumi == (noun that can take する to act as a verb) tattoo




Bottom radical is 'earth' (土). Top radical is 'black' (黒), here meaning 'soot'. The character originally referred to ink made from mixing soot with a type of earth. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Black earth makes ink.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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