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1
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1604要need

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in the Old West, women were needed because nobody knew how to cook or clean

2
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1605腰loins

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If you want to get closer to the actual meaning, then I think that 腰(こし) is more like the hips or the small of the back. After being sat down in the office too long, people often say 腰がいたい!It’s the part of the body that needs massaging.

3
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1606票ballot

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In the Old West there were no ballot boxes. Afraid of fraud and fighting among the gunslingers, the ballots were posted into a slot in the top of the local church altar instead. They may have been rough, but the cowboys wouldn’t fight in the church.

4
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1607漂drift

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The political fanatic stole all the ballots and dumped them in the stream. He calmly watched them #drift# away as the cops came to a screech behind him.

5
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1608標signpost

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Trees were frequenly used as #signposts# in those days, indicating where one had to go to cast their ballots.

6
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1609栗chestnut

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Chestnut tree, west nut tree.

7
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1610遷transition

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Since the days of the Old West, traveling has transitioned from trying not to step on big snakes to driving on big roads.

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1611覆capsize

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Remember Oregon Trail? Remember how you had to float your wagon across rivers to get to the Old West? Well, sometimes that wagon capsizes. Once that happens you’d better quickly head to the nearest town to restore.

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1612煙smoke

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In the Old West, they used to light fires in the ground to make smoke signals.

10
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1613南south

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South of my belt leads to happiness.

11
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1614楠camphor tree

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We traveled to southern Japan just to see a camphor tree. It’s what we #came for#.

12
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1615献offering

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If you go to someones place and the food sucks, you lower it down south of the table as an offering to their dog.

13
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1616門gates

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The pictograph of two swinging gates is so clear in this kanji that only its stroke order needs to be memorized. in case you should have any trouble, tough, you might doodle with the shapes on a piece of paper, taking care to note the difference in the stroke order of the two facing doors. The gates usually serve as an enclosure, and are written before whatever it is they enclose.

14
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1617問question

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A mouth on the Gates of Hell says “Answer me these questions three, or thru the gates ye soon will be”.

15
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1618閲review

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A little devil at the gates of hell reviews your record to see if you’re evil enough to get in.

16
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1619閥clique

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You set a guard at the gate to fell intruders not of your clique.

17
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1620間interval

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The interval between star systems (suns) was too large, so the stargates were created to travel between them.

18
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1621簡simplicity

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The #simplicity# of bamboo plant is in all its joints being at equal intervals.

19
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1622開open

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To open the gate, use your both hands.

20
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1623閉closed

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The gates are too big to be #closed# by man. Only a genie can. “Close sesame!”

21
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1624閣tower

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Each lesbian waits for her turn with “the tower”

22
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1625閑leisure

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Imagine the gates the Garden of Eden, the ultimate land of leisure. You’re not allowed in, but if you peek through you can see trees.

23
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1626聞hear

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press your ear to the gates and see if you can hear what is going on inside

24
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1627潤wet

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Forgetting about the moat, the king stepped out of his gate and landed in the water. Needless to say he got wet.

25
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1628欄column

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[column; handrail; blank; space]I think about oriental (eastern) Torii gates: they have two supporting #column#s made of wood.

26
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1629闘fight

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During the saloon brawl, one guy got glued to a table and was tossed out through the saloon gates. But he really wanted to fight, so he ran back through those gates (with the table still glued to his back) only to be tossed out again. Imagine him repeatedly running in and being tossed back out.

27
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1630倉godown

A

(Warning-this one is crude) Imagine a godown (dockside warehouse) where you can meet girls who will godown on you with their mouth. To keep the place a bit of a secert, they only have one gate.

28
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1631創genesis

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Back in the day the people were so excited to get hold of the Sega genesis they looted the godown with sabers… kind of like the ps4

29
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1632非un-

A

This looks like a pictogram of 3 fingers from each hand trying to open up a crack in a wall. That’s an un-believable way to escape from prison OR the UN- have a prison in the Hague

30
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1633俳haiku

A

I pity the fool/ Who put me in this jail cell/ I pity the fool. (Credit taijuando)

31
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1634排repudiate

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He reached his fingers through the bars of his jail cell, trying to touch his beloved. But she repudiated him and left.refuse to accept or be associated with. Reject.

32
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1635悲sad

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Saddness is like having your heart captured and jailed because of some sad or terrible event, etc. Here the sad heart waits for someone to come and un-lock their jail cell and set them free again.

33
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1636罪guilt

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Guilty under the eyes of the law, therefore sentenced to jail. [note: ‘UNDER the eye of the law’ works in {833} as well.]

34
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1637輩comrade

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Some man jailed in Russia, is freed by his comrade (from the Communist party perhaps), who crashes into the jail cell with a vehicle.

35
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1638扉front door

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The only way out of a jail cell is to serve your time and walk out the front door. There are no other doors.

36
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1639侯marquis

A

Mr. T is made a #marquis# after he and the A-Team save the life of a duke. The duke also gives Mr. T the key to the gentleman’s dart room where one can relax in luxury, smoke a cigar, and play a friendly game of darts. Mr. T eagerly accepts the key and places it on one of the gold chains that hang around his neck which acts as a key chain.

37
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1640候climate

A

The marquis has absolutely no interest in issuses of climate change. He’s old and near death. [Don’t forget the walking stick to symbolize his old age.]

38
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1641決decide

A

“#Decide#!” “#Decide#?! Death by drowning in polluted water or death by guillotine. How can I #decide#?” I asked.

39
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1642快cheerful

A

A large crowd in a cheerful state of mind applaude each criminal as they become victims of the guillotine.

40
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1643偉admirable

A

Mr. T is certainly an ADMIRABLE PERSON, so much so that parents are buying lockets with his picture in it and having their children wear them like amulets.

41
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1644違difference

A

You lose your precious locket on the road to somewhere. You ask people if they’ve seen it, but no luck. “Just buy another one,” someone says. “I mean, what’s the difference?” Then of course you say “Well, it makes a huge difference!! Since it has sentimental value, I don’t want a different one! “ Then of course they understand.

42
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1645緯horizontal

A

Spiderman buys a locket for Mary Jane because he wants to get HORIZONTAL with her.

43
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1646衛defense

A

Since it was in the middle of the boulevard, everyone could see she hit the man only in self-#defense#, as he was trying to steal her valuable locket.

44
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1647韓Korea

A

This character represents the flag of South Korea: a locket (circular taegeuk) in the middle of the mist (white background). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_South_Korea

45
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1648干dry

A

dry one item in ten minutes on the clothesline

46
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1649肝liver

A

Well you all know that the liver is the part of the body that would be quite grateful if you led a dry lifestyle (i.e. no alcohol).

47
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1650刊publish

A

The newspaper pages are hung on the clotheseline to dry and then cut down with a sabre to be #publish#ed.

48
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1651汗sweat

A

The way sweat is supposed to work: it gets your skin wet, and then as it evaporates/dries, it cools you off.

49
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1652軒flats

A

Flats# in the city are crowded. You get a space for your car in front, and a clothesline out back. Nothing else.

50
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1653岸beach

A

At the base of mountain cliffs, there is usually a beach. You often can see people lying there, drying off after a swim.

51
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1654幹tree trunk

A

A fine mist is falling, and so everyone gathers around near the tree-trunk, effectively using the rest of the tree as an umbrella in order to keep dry.

52
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1655芋potato

A

If your #potato#s are growing flowers and those little hooked roots, you should either buy less or eat them faster.

53
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1656宇eaves

A

Under the eaves of the house the poor family has potate plants.the part of a roof that meets or overhangs the walls of a building.

54
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1657余too much

A

You hang an umbrella upside-down on a hook of the #scales# and fill it with little potatoes. No luck: it weights #too much#.

55
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1658除exclude

A

To become a member of The Pinnacle, they test you on a scale. If you weigh too much, they #exclude# you.

56
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1659徐gradually

A

You can’t expect weight loss to happen overnight. You should limit going to the scale to weigh yourself to once a day or once a week, in order to observe the anticipated weight loss gradually.

57
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1660叙confer

A

Amazed at the weight of his crotch, they #confer#red every honor upon him. (Image: guy with his junk on a scale getting a medal pinned to his chest/around his neck/being knighted, etc.)-bestowed-

58
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1661途route

A

there are too many roads, so you need to plan a route

59
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1662斜diagonal

A

the scale tilts diagonally when a measuring cup filled with too much is set on one end.

60
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1663塗paint

A

If you add too much water to the paint it will drip onto the ground.

61
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1664束bundle

A

Unlike in 杏, this big mouth isn’t content to wait for apricots to fall in his mouth, so he has climbed the tree and is taking them in bundles.

62
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1665頼trust

A

We found a bundle of severed heads in your room, its difficult to trust you.

63
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1666瀬rapids

A

You need complete trust in your water guide to attempt Class 5 #rapids#.

64
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1667勅imperial order

A

This is an imperial order for pizza. To deliver the huge bundle of pizzas to the emperor, the pizza boy needs huge muscles.

65
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1668疎alienate

A

[True story] In Osaka the homeless (the alienated) live in large numbers around the city zoo. Picture them in winter all bundled up in rags trying to keep warm, alienated from the society, living literally worst than the animals in the zoo who at least are bundled in their natural furs and have pens to live in sheltered from the elements.

66
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1669速quick

A

If you find a bundle of money on the road, pick it up quick before anyone notices.

67
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1670整organize

A

recycling in Japan, you have to make sure all your bundles are organized correctly otherwise the taskmasters won’t accept them

68
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1671剣saber

A

If it helps, make the awl primitive #ice pick# instead. They’re basically the same thing. This kanji is an easy David vs. Goliath story of the #icepick# vs. the saber

69
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1672険precipitous

A

The edge of The Pinnacle is #precipitous#, so they have a guard posted with an ice pick to poke people and keep them from the edge.-dangerously steep-

70
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1673検examination

A

Don’t confuse with {1278}, {354}, {1487}. Think of examination as a doctor’s examination. You’re having problems getting wood in bed. You go in for a doctor’s examination. The doctor shoves an icepick into your manhood as part of the examination.

71
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1674倹frugal

A

Mr. T is as #frugal# as they come. He uses his one ice pick for everything: to eat, pick his teeth, clean his toilet, kill people, cook, etc.

72
Q

1675重heavy

A

the first computer in the world was as heavy as thousand computers are now

73
Q

1676動move

A

Even though the furniture is heavy, it’ll be easy to move with all the muscles that he has.

74
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1677勲meritorious deed

A

A meritorious deed? Like moving a damsel in distress out of a fire, maybe.

75
Q

1678働work

A

Mr. T’s real line of #work# is for a moving company.

76
Q

1679種species

A

This kanji also means “Seed.” STORY: Scientists have developed a new SPECIES of WHEAT that has large HEAVY seeds. Now we can feed the world.

77
Q

1680衝collide

A

Two heavy trucks in a game of chicken #collide# while racing toward each other on the boulevard.

78
Q

1681薫fragrant

A

Do you know how they make those FRAGRANT air fresheners? Well you take some FLOWERS, compress them with a HEAVY weight, and put them on an OVEN FIRE for a while… (cmp {493})

79
Q

1682病ill

A

Caveman got #ill# after flying third class. The cabin air and food got to him.(Primitive: these all got MUCH easier when using CAVEMAN instead. )

80
Q

1683痴stupid

A

Of course caveman is #stupid#. He doesn’t know anything. He’s a caveman!

81
Q

1684痘pox

A

Caveman has horrible #pox#. They look like edamame beans oozing bight green paste.

82
Q

1685症symptoms

A

One of the SYMPTOMS of being a CAVEMAN is you don’t get much CORRECT in a test.

83
Q

1686疾rapidly

A

I picture a sick caveman, and two people rapidly blowing darts at him. One is blowing poison darts, the other is blowing antidote darts. Will the sick caveman live or die? Depends on how rapidly they fire.

84
Q

1687痢diarrhea

A

For a country full of pay-per-use public toilets, sudden diarrhea is certainly the most profitable sickness!

85
Q

1688疲tired

A

I picture an #exhausted# sick caveman snuggling up in a comfy pelt blanket.

86
Q

1689疫epidemic

A

Sickness-missiles are being engineered by bio-terrorists to spread epidemics all over the world. Imagine seeing footage of a place where those* sickness-missiles* are built : rows after rows of missiles, and if you look closely on each is inscribed in tiny letters the name of different sickness such as “flu”, “plague”, etc.

87
Q

1690痛pain

A

The CAVEMAN felt such a pain after his POGO STICK got stuck in his butt.

88
Q

1691癖mannerism

A

Caveman has a bad #mannerism# of putting ketchup on everything he eats. I guess that’s ok since raw mammoth can’t be too good…

89
Q

1692匿hide

A

Young kids likes to #hide# in cardboard boxes.(Primitive: CARDBOARD BOX, especially kids playing with them.)

90
Q

1693匠artisan

A

The axe murderer considered himself an artisan for how his tastefully chopped up his victims and arranged their remains artfully in boxes.a worker in a skilled trade, esp. one that involves making things by hand.

91
Q

1694医doctor

A

The #doctor# puts the cardboard box on his head and throws a dart at a chart to determine his patients’ illnesses.

92
Q

1695匹equal

A

This kanji is used commonly as a #counter for small animals#. This is a pictograph of a SMALL ANIMAL’S view from inside a CARDBOARD BOX looking out at his masters HUMAN LEGS. He’s probably hiding so the master does not COUNT him with the other animals which will probably be eaten (thus he avoids everyones EQUAL fate on the farm: the kitchen table).

93
Q

1696区ward

A

That’s the homeless #ward# of the city. Wolverine lives in a cardboard box there.

94
Q

1697枢hinge

A

The #hinge# on Wolverine’s cardboard box is made of wood because he doesn’t have enough budget to buy metal #hinge#s.

95
Q

1698殴assault

A

The city decides to disperse the homeless ward with a precision missile #assault#. They didn’t know Wolverine was living in a cardboard box there though…

96
Q

1699欧Europe

A

“#Europe#? Yawn… I’ve been to every ward(country/area),” says Wolverine interviewed from his cardboard box.

97
Q

1700抑repress

A

A true stamp collecting nerd won’t be able to repress the urge to get his fingers on the latest box of collector stamps!

98
Q

1701仰faceup

A

All stamps in Mr T’s collection box are lied carefully #face-up#.

99
Q

1702迎welcome

A

Stamp-collectors sit and wait on the road to #welcome# new mail arrivals.

100
Q

1703登ascend

A

When an American Indian warrior dies, his body is placed on a TABLE inside a TEEPEE, and a ritualistic ceremony is held to encourage his spirit to ASCEND to that big buffalo hunting ground in the sky.

101
Q

1704澄lucidity

A

Scuba divers know that when you ascend in the water, your lucidity increases (For non-divers, the deeper you go, the more you become mentally impaired by nitrogen narcosis, every 50 feet is like drinking one martini). Scuba divers also know that as you ascend in the water, the lucidity of the water improves, too.

102
Q

1705発discharge

A

I spent some time in her TEEPEE…just the TWO of us…but I looked between her HUMAN LEGS and I saw a nasty DISCHARGE…so I made my 出発 rather hastily.

103
Q

1706廃abolish

A

I think discharging nuclear weapons should be abolished. That includes underground tests in caves. You listening Kim Jong-il?

104
Q

1707僚colleague

A

Some businesses allow pets in the office. Here, my colleague is Mr T and he set up a little pup tent for his minidog, then turns around and completes his TPS reports.

105
Q

1708寮dormitory

A

This guy would rather use his pup-tent as a house, than sleep in the dormitory. So he effectively turned that pup-tent into a house by getting a postal address for it etc. (just to emphasize house).

106
Q

1709療heal

A

In Final Fantasy 4, sleeping in a tent completely heals you and recovers all your HP and MP (and cures any sickness your characters may have)

107
Q

1710彫carve

A

Start with a circumference and carve away until you get the shape you want.

108
Q

1711形shape

A

Everyone in the kindergarten came up with fun and interesting shapes made out of Play-Doh, except for the kid with the amputated arm. Seems like you really need both hands.

109
Q

1712影shadow

A

The sun over the capital cast a shadow with the same shape.

110
Q

1713杉cedar

A

Cedar is an evergreen tree that keeps its SHAPE all year long. That is, it doesn’t loose its needles/leaves in the winter.

111
Q

1714彩coloring

A

In Sydney we occasionally get exotic birds. You first notice a #colouring# in a tree. You look more carefully and you make out the shape of a bird (here represented by its claws).

112
Q

1715彰patent

A

The shape of a sheriff’s badge makes it patent who he is.nothing to do with trademarks and is to be understood in the sense of public recognition.

113
Q

1716彦lad

A

A young lad is standing atop a cliff, looking at the writhing shape of his fallen lass below.

114
Q

1717顔face

A

The lad jumps off the cliff, breaks his head, and smashes his face.

115
Q

1718須ought

A

Since this Kanji is exceptional, the shape ought to be on the left side. Got that into your head?

116
Q

1719膨swell

A

An injured body part may #swell#. It will begin to throb like a bass drum and will change shape.

117
Q

1720参visit

A

I’m going to visit my grandpa in the hospital. He broke his elbow, and it became really big and contorted into a weird shape. I hope he will be all right!

118
Q

1721惨wretched

A

Whenever I have to visit the relatives… that puts me in one hell of a wretched state of mind.

119
Q

1722修discipline

A

Mr. T is a harsh taskmaster who will discipline you (beat you into shape) with his walking stick.

120
Q

1723珍rare

A

The king has a really rare umbrella, it can change shape.

121
Q

1724診checkup

A

The doctor at my checkup was expressing words of concern about my umbrella shaped gut.

122
Q

1725文sentence

A

A twist on greenapple: The teacher puts a tophat on all pupils with gramatically correct sentences, while the rest are left with a big red X on their homework.

123
Q

1726対vis-à-vis

A

When sitting #vis-a-vis#, Scots will glue their kilt down to avoid embaressment.

124
Q

1727紋family crest

A

Who knew that Spiderman was Scottish! He has sewn his family crest onto his uniform.

125
Q

1728蚊mosquito

A

The mosquito (an insect) knows only one sentence: Bzzzzz

126
Q

1729斉adjusted

A

The Scotsman goalkeeper #adjusted# himself. He reached down and #adjusted# the two things between his skinny fencepost legs.

127
Q

1730剤dose

A

When my medicine dose is way too large, I adjust it by cutting it into smaller pieces with my saber.

128
Q

1731済finish

A

Finish him! Subzero adjusts the water in your body and crushes you into a few million pieces.

129
Q

1732斎purification

A

An exorcism, or “purification” of the soul. The possessed girl is tied to two #posts# next to the #altar#, her head spinning around and around. Then the priest says the required #sentence#: “The power of Christ compels you!”

130
Q

1733粛solemn

A

Even though it’s a maddening task, the monks stay #solemn# as they rake rice between the fenceposts.

131
Q

1734塁bases

A

Playing baseball in a rice field with sparklers stuck into the ground to act as bases

132
Q

1735楽music

A

Zelda: Ocarina of Time - The white sparkly thing is Navi. She’s hovering/dancing around a tree to the legendary Lost Woods music.

133
Q

1736薬medicine

A

New-age medicine involves using things like music and flowers (aromatherapy) as treatment.

134
Q

1737率ratio

A

It’s quite mysterious how each sparkler gives of sparkles at a precise ratio of ten to one. Physicists have been studying this effect for decades, known as the Sparkler Effect, and using it to explain why stars look like sparklers in the night sky.

135
Q

1738渋astringent

A

If you eat something astringent water will stop the sparkly sensation in your mouth.

136
Q

1739摂vicarious

A

Now that I’m a responsible adult, I have to get my vicarious thrills from watching stupid people put sparklers up to their ears and burn their fingers.

137
Q

1740央center

A

a person with a big mouth wants to be the center of attention.

138
Q

1741英England

A

England was once the flowering center of civilization

139
Q

1742映reflect

A

In the solar system, the Sun is the central source of all light, everything else just reflects it.

140
Q

1743赤red

A

He was stabbed with a dagger, and little drops of red blood dropped onto the ground.

141
Q

1744赦pardon

A

The student blushed until his face was red, so the schoolmaster decided to pardon him.

142
Q

1745変unusual

A

It’s quite unusual and #abnormal# to see an apple with walking legs running away from the person who wants to eat it!

143
Q

1746跡tracks

A

Pirate pokes the tip of his wooden leg into an apple to disguise his tracks.

144
Q

1747蛮barbarian

A

The barbarian picks an apple from above and eats it even though there is a worm (insect) in it.

145
Q

1748恋romance

A

The romance between Snow White and Prince Charming started when Snow White took a bite of poison apple and her heart stopped

146
Q

1749湾gulf

A

In his most daring feat, William tell used his bow to shoot an apple off the head of his son across the water of the #gulf#.

147
Q

1750黄yellow

A

The salad did not look very appetizing… The sprouts were yellow and there were animal legs sticking out of it.

148
Q

1751横sideways

A

A tree went all yellow. It died and fell down, ending up sideways.

149
Q

1752把grasp

A

Your fingers grasp the Rubic’s cube… if only your brain could too.

150
Q

1753色color

A

Bound up in the Rubik’s cube are the 6 different #colours#

151
Q

1754絶discontinue

A

The Spider-man’s multi-colored tie-dye costume comic book series was discontinued after only one issue because of poor sales and fan protests

152
Q

1755艶glossy

A

To print something with bountiful colour, they use glossy paper.

153
Q

1756肥fertilizer

A

PART OF YOUR BODY excretes something that is commonly used for FERTILIZER. Sometimes this process is slow, so you solve a RUBIK’S CUBE while you sit and wait.

154
Q

1757甘sweet

A

Little red riding hood is carrying around a wicker basket filled with sweet baked cookies for granny.

155
Q

1758紺navy blue

A

Much like Violet Beauregarde from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Spiderman failed to heed Willy Wonka’s warnings, and upon chewing on the 3 course meal chewing gum turned a very navy shade of navy blue.

156
Q

1759某so-and-so

A

I had the same idea as fuabrisu. A generic person is described here as having body sort of like a tree trunk and head sort of like a wicker basket.

157
Q

1760謀conspire

A

i imagine a clique of catty girls #conspiring# against a another girl…they are exchanging lots of words, chatting about how so-and-so girl is now up to such-and-such (gasp!), and how they will spread the word about it.

158
Q

1761媒mediator

A

In a divorce, the woman needs a mediator because she won’t talk to that so-and-so. Imagine the woman on the ground and the so-and-so up in the tree, and the poor mediator climbing up and down, trying to mediate their fight.

159
Q

1762欺deceit

A

Kasparov practices #deceit# by grabbing your rook while pretending to yawn.

160
Q

1763棋chess piece

A

Chess piece# = wooden rook.

161
Q

1764旗national flag

A

The United Republic of Chess’ #national flag# is actually a banner with a rook, that way they can hang it at every tournament.

162
Q

1765期period

A

The slowest chess game ever: It took him a one month #period# to move the rook! (Edited from dingomick)

163
Q

1766碁Go

A

Go# is chess played with stones.

164
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1767基fundamentals

A

Fundamentals of chess: use the rooks to protect your ground.

165
Q

1768甚tremendously

A

It’s a tremendous match between the two chess-players. They are clearly eachother’s equal.

166
Q

1769勘intuition

A

Intuition is a tremendously powerful resource of the mind.

167
Q

1770堪withstand

A

Because I hid myself behind a huge dirt barrier I dug, I was able to withstand the tremendous nuclear blast.

168
Q

1771貴precious

A

Inside your purse is all of your money and your keys (き) etc. All of your precious valuables.

169
Q

1772遺bequeath

A

“#Bequeath#” is an odd old word, isn’t it? Basically, it just deals with how I want my precious possessions dealt out, after I die, later down the road. “Being of sound, but antiquated, mind, I #bequeath# this to you!”.

170
Q

1773遣dispatch

A

Dispatch# all cars and chase the maestro! He’s gone crazy and stolen a ladies purse!

171
Q

1774舞dance

A

I learned {無} first because it is a very common kanji. Probably easier to think of this kanji in that context. Attractive dancers should dance wearing #nothing# but #sunglasses#.

172
Q

1775無nothingness

A

When I enter the wooden tub heated by flames in the onsen, I can let all my worries slip away and be submerged into nothingness

173
Q

1776組association

A

The leader of the Spiderman association has tons of Spiderman figurines lined up on his shelf

174
Q

1777粗coarse

A

Ugh, why does this shelf feel so coarse? Because it’s made of rice, of coarse! Get it? Of coarse?? Hahahahahahahahahah god i hate my life

175
Q

1778租tariff

A

The EU and US impose such high tariffs on food imports that third world wheat (the most basic of staples) never reaches first world supermarket shelves.

176
Q

1779祖ancestor

A

The urns of #ancestors# are kept on shelves next to the altar.

177
Q

1780阻thwart

A

In a last ditch effort to #thwart# the invaders of The Pinnacle, they push glass shelves over the edge onto their heads below.

178
Q

1781査investigate

A

A whole team of cops is sent to #investigate# how a tree could grow on top of a shelf with no soil or water.

179
Q

1782助help

A

HELP! Someone’s pinned under this bookshelf and it’s gonna take a lot of muscle to lift it off!

180
Q

1783宜best regards

A

It seems like every time my Japanese friends send me their best regards, they accompany them with a gift. Over time, I’ve gotten so many that I had to buy a second house which contains nothing but several fancy shelves. Each shelf is dedicated to a certain friend of mine and contains every last one of their presents.

181
Q

1784畳tatami mat

A

the king is peacefully sleeping on his new tatami mat when all of a sudden a shelf falls over and kills him. You can see his crown poking out and the brains splatter out the top of his head from all the pressure

182
Q

1785並row

A

This is a simplification of 竝, a ideogram of two people standing in a row.

183
Q

1786普universal

A

People at Universal Studios wait in rows so long that the sun goes down.

184
Q

1787譜musical score

A

Musical scores are in a universal language.

185
Q

1788湿damp

A

You first wash you clothes with water and wring them until they are just damp before hanging them in a row under the sun to dry. If you don’t wring them damp first they will take days to dry!

186
Q

1789顕appear

A

One day a row of Suns appeared in the sky, turning everyone’s heads upwards.

187
Q

1790繊slender

A

Spiderman has to stay slender, so during thanksgiving, he keeps away from the long row of food.

188
Q

1791霊spirits

A

After raining for two days in a row, you plead with the #SPIRITS# for some relief. (Adapted from johnskb,21-5-2006)

189
Q

1792業profession

A

A truly gruesome profession: an abattoir worker. Where the carcasses are upside down in a row that have not yet been cut up into sausages and steaks.

190
Q

1793撲slap

A

after a row husbands take their wives upsides down over the knee and slap them with their fingers on the bottom (if that doesn’t get me banned…)

191
Q

1794僕me

A

Building on johnskb:Although it goes against the Heisig method, this story is a lot easier to remember when you know it’s the kanji for “boku.” Males usually use either “boku” or “ore” (instead of “watashi”) to refer themselves. “Boku” is slightly boyish and soft; “ore” is rough & tough. Mr. T would definitely use “ore” – but when he’s one of the husbands hung upside down in a row about to be punished by his wife, he puts on a sweet act and switches to “boku” when he pleads “come on baby, it’s ME!”

192
Q

1795共together

A

The character for {洪} gave me the idea to use together as a primitive for Noah’s Ark. Noah kept plenty of salad on board to entice the animals with their animal legs to scurry on board together, two by two.

193
Q

1796供submit

A

It took over 600 frames for Mr T to {作}, the Ark, but when he was finally done, he cast his saw aside and submitted the Ark to Noah for his approval. “I pity the foo who doesn’t climb aboard this ark,” said Noah to his friend.

194
Q

1797異uncommon

A

Noah’s Ark is so uncommonly large, he can even fit a rice field on top to feed the animals.

195
Q

1798翼wing

A

WINGS without any FEATHERS would be an UNCOMMON site. Well, unless you like to eat chicken WINGS alot.

196
Q

1799洪deluge

A

Water plus Noah’s Ark equals deluge.lots of water coming together is called a deluge

197
Q

1800港harbor

A

During a deluge, all the poor snakes get washed into the #harbour#.

198
Q

1801暴outburst

A

Having spent all day stringing together grains of rice he suddenly had an outburst, “I can take it any longer!”

199
Q

1802爆bomb

A

Actually means explosion, like an outburst of fire.

200
Q

1803恭respect

A

If you wanna stay together you have to show your valentine respect.

201
Q

1804選elect

A

You’re driving on the road and you see two snakes together. You can’t avoid both, so you have to elect which one gets run over.