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

  • Mood:
More words aspell don't know:

tumuli [it knows 'tumulus', but can't figure out its plural; doesn't accept 'tumuluses' either], piedmont, whispery, blocky, massy, charterhouse, principate, fasces.

You know HeadOn? The headache thing with the annoying commercials? I had always assumed it was a salicylate. Salicylates can relieve pain, and are absorbed through the skin. Aspirin is a salicylate, for example.

It turns out it's not. It's nothing. It's a homeopathic remedy. It's a placebo!



meaning: ink, inkstick

白墨 == hakuboku == (noun) chalk
入れ墨 == irezumi == (noun that can take する to act as a verb) tattoo

Bottom radical is 'earth' (土). Top radical is 'black' (黒), here meaning 'soot'. The character originally referred to ink made from mixing soot with a type of earth. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Black earth makes ink.'

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

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.