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Is ま (ma) related to ほ (ho) or は (ha) related to よ (yo)? What does adding a bar to the left mean?

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I cannot recognise this kana

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What is the significance of a repeated radical in a Kanji character?

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Are the days of the week named after the planets?

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呉 is an ancient kingdom in china, how did it become "to give" in japanese?

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What is the story behind "peach kanji" 桃?

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Is reasonable to assume that the 食 in 月食/日食 can be interpreted as the sun/moon being "eaten" during an eclipse?

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How did 象【しょう】 ( ≈かたち、 すがた、ようす) and 象【ぞう】 (どうぶつ) get to be written with the same kanji?

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What is the etymology of 料理?

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Why is there a difference between the hand drawn 道 and the pc font one?

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Is exact Kanji stroke length important?

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Does the etymology of 星 suggest the japanese/chinese knew the sun was a star?

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What is the etymology of the phrase 隴を得て蜀を望む?

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How obscure is the use of 令 in 令和?

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What is the etymology of the kanji 石?

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Why is the meaning of kanji 閑 "leisure"?

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How to arrive to the meaning of the kanji tonari 隣 through its components?

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What's the deal with/origin of the character 曰?

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Is there a meaning to the 6 stroke component that 恵, 専, and 敷 share?

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Is "eventide" a correct word for the kanji 汐

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If you learn the 2000 most common kanji, how many of the 2000 most common hanzi would you know?

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右 and 石 stroke order differences

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Why is there two different ways of writing the 衣 component?

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The thing in the left of 印

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What is the top component of the 益 kanji?

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What is the etymology of the kanji 金?

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Does this symbol 术 has any meaning of its own?

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Is there a difference in drawing between the "mouth" and "enclosure" kanji radicals?

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Kanji of そそっかしい

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Is there a reason why 嚥 (swallow -deglutition) and 燕 (swallow -bird) are similar like in English?