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

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In the future, everyone will be Hitler for 15 minutes.
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Okay, stop giggling, there's a point here: the depths to which our political culture has sunk.


meaning: ingest, receive

喫煙 == kitsuen == smoking
喫茶店 == kissaten == coffee lounge, cafe

Left radical is 'mouth' (口). Right radical is 'pledge' (契), which acts phonetically to express 'chew'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Mouth pledged to ingest.'

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

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