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

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Based on Japanese history

And now, Giant Enemy Crab! Massive Damage Remix

I've been spotty in my LJ reading, and probably will remain so. Just not enough hours in the day, I'm afraid. I've thought of cutting down my flist, but the people who post are usually the ones I want to read, but just don't have enough time.

So my solution is no solution: I'll read as much as I can, with the knowledge that I'm missing stuff. Life is like that, I guess.



meaning: princess, lady, little, pretty

舞姫 == maihime == (noun) [temple] dance
歌姫 == utahime== (noun) songstress

Left radical is 'woman' (女). Right radical is 'eye' (臣); it is a miscopying of a radical that signified the legendary Huangti imperial family of China. This character originally indicated a woman in that family lineage. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Eye stares at pretty little woman -- a princess.'

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

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