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I hate Umax drivers.

I HATE Umax drivers!

And now, a football-sucking walrus.



KA
uta, uta(u)
meaning: song, sing
歌手 == kashu == singer
歌学 == kagaku == poetry
Right radical is 'lack/gaping mouth' (欠), left is a doubling of  'can/allow/permit' (可). The left radical is being used phonetically to express its sound 'KA'. In ancient China, the onomatopoetic sound of singing was 'ka-ka' (cf. the Western equivalent, 'tra-la-la'). Thus, this character represents an open mouth singing. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic:  'Gaping mouth sings the can-can

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