Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
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Fruits of your taste to go with waffles will give you a good waffle taste

I note that matociquala, aka Elizabeth Bear, is on the final ballot for the Campbell Award at this year's Worldcon. For those of you who don't know, this is a Big Deal. You go, Bear!


meaning: shell, husk, crust

卵の殻 == tamago no kara == eggshell
吸い殻 == suigara == (noun) cigarette butt, tobacco ash

Originally a pictograph of a hand striking a gong. The right radicals are now 'axe' (top right) and 'hand' (lower right): a hand striking a blow. Henshall suggests taking the left radical as 'samurai' (士), a 'cover' and a 'desk', and as a mnemonic: 'Samurai covers desk against blows, saves shell.'

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

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