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

The first frost warning of the season has been posted for SE Pennsylvania, for tonight. I've got an elderly ficus that I bought when I first moved to this area, over twenty years ago. It spends summers outside, and winters by the sunny southeast window in living room. I just moved it inside for the rest of the season. It's a heavy old thing.

We all have our little rituals of change of season, don't we? One of mine is moving the *&^%$#@ ficus.




CHIN

mezura(shii)

meaning: rare, curious

珍奇な == chinki na == novel, are
珍客 == chinkyaku == (noun) welcome visitor




Left radical is 'jewel' (玉). Right radical is 'person' (人) and 'hair', which acts phonetically to express 'pure/unblemished'. I.e., an 'attractive, unblemished jewel'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Person has rare jewel with curious hair-like pattern.'

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

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