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Kanji Close-Up for Beginner Lesson #52 - Rainy Day
Kanji Reading Meaning To cancel Lonely, sad To call, to invite Flash of lightning 1st character In the middle Quiet To call Rice paddy 2nd character To stop


is the original word, but is also used equally. is one of the Kanji in “Wabi-Sabi,” which is often used to describe traditional Japanese beauty. It means something like beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, incomplete, modest, humble and so on. For the explanation of (lightning), see the Kanji Close-up for March 10th.

Practice Sheet

Lesson Code: 100_B52_032806

March 28th 2006 / 2006 3