IN the great tradition of publishing embarrassing pictures of yourself to LJ, let me present: Me, age 22. (Sorry that it's black and white, this was a long time ago, color photography hadn't yet been developed. 'Fire' was considered new and exciting technology.)
|Note the hair. The concave chest. The hair. The geeky
pen. The hair. The bad skin. The hair. The dorky glasses.
Did I mention the hair?
meaning: cool (no, not that kind of 'cool')
夕涼み == yuusuzume == cool of the evening
涼風 == suzukaze == cool breeze
|Left radical is the radical form of 'water', right is 'capitol' (京), acting phonetically to express 'cool'. Thus, 'cood water', now meaning simply 'cool'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Water in capitol is cool.'|