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

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And now, squirrels with light sabers.

Also: worst Halloween costume EVAR.



meaning: polish, scour, rub

達磨 == daruma == (noun) daruma doll, prostitute
歯磨き == hamigaki == (noun) toothpaste

Bottom radical is 'stone' (石). Upper radical is 'hemp/flax' (麻). This character originally referred to the practice of rubbing hemp or flax on stone to process the fibers. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: ' Rub hemp with a stone, to polish it.'

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

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