Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
slithytove


YO
kane(te)
meaning: already, prior, I
予定 == yotei == schedule
予予 (or 予々) == kanegane == often, lately, already
Originally a pictograph of a weaving shuttle being pushed from side to side. Then a picture of an elephant was added. 'I/me' is a borrowing. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic:  'I've already pushed the shuttle.'
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