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Origin of よろしく's other meanings

In Old Japanese, よし meant "excellent", but よろし was a different adjective that had mixed connotations like "satisfactory", "not bad", "so-so", "mundane&...
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What is the history of the word "Sentika"?

Unfortunately, you are over-analyzing this matter. While the position named 衛士 might have had special definitions or implications at certain time points in Japanese history, the word itself merely ...
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Is the english xoxo related to japanese メロメロ

メロメロ seems to be a much older word than I thought. 精選版日本国語大辞典's entry for メロメロ even cites a usage example from the 13th century! According to the internet, the history of "XOXO" in English ...
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