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The Locus Recommended Reading List for 2005 is out.

Those with LJs on my flist include:

filomancer for Bear Daughter
frostokovich for Attack of the Jazz Giants and Other Stories
matociquala for Hammered, Scardown, Worldwired, and "Wax"
truepenny for Mélusine
ccfinlay for The Prodigal Troll, Wild Things and "The Nursemaid’s Suitor"
jaylake for Rocket Science, "The Canadian Who Came Almost All the Way Home From the Stars", and Polyphony 5
14theditch for "The Cosmology of the Wider World," "The Scribble Mind," "A Man of Light," "Boatman's Holiday," and "Giant Land."
suzych for "Heavy Lifting"
specficrider for "The Canadian Who Came Almost All the Way Home From the Stars"
leahbobet for "Bliss"
megmccarron for "Close to You"
mevennen for "Ikiryoh," and "La Malcontenta"
squirrel_monkey for "Alphabet Angels"

Did I leave anyone out? Huge congratulations, all of you!


SHUKU


meaning: pure, graceful

貞淑 == teishuku == (adjective that takes な, noun) chastity, virtue, fidelity, feminine modesty
私淑 == shishoku == (noun which can take する to act as a verb) adoring, looking up to


Left radical is a radical form of 'water'. Right radical is 'uncle' (叔), acting phonetically to express 'pure'. This character originally meant 'pure water'; it now generally means 'pure' in a wider sense. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Uncle drinks pure water.'

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

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