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

I haven't said anything about the tsunami in the Indian Ocean basin because I don't really have anything to add. It's simply horrible. Let's try to help these folks. Let's try to get an early-warning system in place, like the one in the Pacific, to minimize deaths the next time.

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RAN
tamago
meaning: egg, roe

卵形 == rankei (also pronounced: tamagogata) == (noun) oval, egg-shaped
卵の殻 == tamago no kara == eggshell


Unclear origin; may have been originally a pictograph of frog or fish eggs. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Angular back-to-back fish eggs.'

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

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