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

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I've mentioned One Look's Reverse Dictionary search before. I'm frequently amused by the stuff it comes up with. For example, give it 'love', the first 25 related terms it finds are:

1. romance
2. amorous
3. passion
4. agape
5. heart
6. adore
7. loving
8. affection
9. ardor
10. devotion
11. cherish
12. lovemaking
13. fuck
14. beloved
15. screw
16. bed
17. bang
18. dear
19. know
20. passionate
21. hump
22. jazz
23. eff
24. attachment
25. bonk

What amuses/appalls me is the, um, mixed nature of the list. Here are romance, adore, cherish, affection and devotion nervously sharing a waiting room with fuck, screw, hump, bang, and bonk.


KAN


meaning: leisure, quiet

等閑 == naozari == (noun, can take する to act as a verb, adjective that takes な) neglect, negligence, disregard, make light of
森閑 == shinkan == (noun, adjective that takes な) silence


Inner radical is 'tree/wood' (木). Outer radical is 'gate' (門). This character originally referred to a block of wood used to bar a gate; its present meaning is due to confusion with another character. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Build wooden gate in a quiet moment of leisure.'

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

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