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737愛love

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Someone LOVES birds so much, that he puts a BIRDHOUSE over his head when out walking. What do you see: a BIRDHOUSE; a loving, beating heart, and a pair of WALKING LEGS strolling around.

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620恒constancy

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Constancy is holding the same *state of mind* over a long *span* of time.-steadfastness, as in purpose of affection; faithfulness-

2
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688及reach out

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This additional of a final stroke transforms this character from the primitive for a clenched FIST into the kanji for REACHING OUT, as a stroke if kindness can often turn anger into acceptance.

3
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639摩chafe

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The CAVEman has used the while day harvesting and putting HEMP into boxes, resulting his HAND being CHAFED by the rough HEMP.

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643犠sacrifice

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This RIGHTEOUS COW SACRIFICES some of its hay to the play of Jesus Christ.

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666損damage

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An EMPLOYEE shows the FINGER to a customer, and this DAMAGES the company's reputation.

4
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763硫sulfur

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Sulphur is like a *rock*, but it can stink like a *stream* of *infant* doodie.

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651拓clear the land

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Imagine a gigantic FINGER comes down from the sky to CLEAR THE LAND: it easily knocks away ROCKS and other elements.

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730浮floating

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Due to a WATER leakage in the nest, the FLEDGLINGS are now FLOATING around, and might even fall outside if no one stops the WATER soon (imagine dramatic situation)

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769拙bungling

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•carrying out a task clumsily or incompetently•Someone who is talking to a tourist, points at the EXIT with the FINGER without looking around, and BUNGLES into another person "stop bungling around!"

5
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792欲longing

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Guess what? Japanese has dirty words too! (In fact, a lot of them) A sexual story is NOT inappropriate here, as this kanji is very sexual, such as in 性欲; lust. As for a story: the *lack* of contact with a woman's *valley* will leave a man LONGING for love.

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719督coach

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When your UNCLE was COACHING you in chess (or any other game), you always felt as if he had an EYE everywhere, making a perfect strategy to win.

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780込crowded

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The road is so crowded you don't even want to ENTER the road. It is foolish entering the crowded road.

6
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796賞prize

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You won first PRIZE in a *shell-fish* eating contest. Unfortunately you spent the whole night in the *outhouse* after.

7
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735受accept

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As we all know, showing your CROTCH is maybe ACCEPTed in a normal houses but not in a BIRDHOUSE! Imagine the pain!

7
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747始commence

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A woman is posing in a PEDESTAL, and the artist with the blank canvas in front of him is thinking "where shall I commence?"

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681才genius

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Whatever one is particular adept at- one's special "GENIUS" - one can do very easily, "with one finger" as th phrase goes. This kanji is a pictograph of that one finger. Note how it's distinctive form is created by writing the final stroke of the element for FINGERS backwards.

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700護safeguard

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•a measure taken to protect someone it something or to prevent something undesirable• Letting the right part of this kanji represent a Greenpeace VESSEL (non-gov environmental organization) with a FLOWER (peace) logo, this is the SPEECH made by the Greenpeace leader to SAFEGUARD the VESSEL in all kind of weather.

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687携portable

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This CONJECTURE assumes that if TURKEYS had FINGERS, they would also be able to form a FIST and carry things - making things PORTABLE also from a TURKEY'S point of view.

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616憂melancholy

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•sadness it depression of the spirits; gloom•Image yourself in a dark, MELANCHOLIC gallery, where you see something that makes you even more MELANCHOLIC: a statue of a sad man; his HEAD hanging, his CROWN covering for his sad HEART and a pair of thin, wearied WALKING LEGS. You think it's someone important who had to beg for his life. How melancholic!

10
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659指finger

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Fingers are delicious, especially chicken fingers...

11
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691丈length

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The first horizontal stroke if this kanji measures the LENGTH between the tips of ARMS.

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794鉛lead (metal)

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Molten METAL is led in a GULLY to its destination, where it becomes LEAD.•this narrow kind if valley, is a gully, us so narrow that the valley folk cannot even use their umbrella.

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656拐kidnap

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A kidnapper is sticking his FINGER into the victim's MOUTH, placing a DAGGER under it to make sure she's quiet.

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741鉱mineral

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Metal might seem useless sometimes, but in a more WIDER sense, it contains MINERALS needed for us to live.

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772岐branch off

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On the left, there are three mountains. The road #branches off# to each of them. (Note: This kanji is mostly used for branches in the road)

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653打strike

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Imagine you try to STRIKE the NAIL you hold in your FINGERS with a hammer: unfortunately you STRIKE your FINGERS instead - ouch!

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801掌manipulate

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If you're going to manipulate your body with your *hand*, then go do it in an *outhouse*, at least!

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660持hold

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This TEMPLE claims to HOLD one of BUDDHA's FINGERS, there's even a speaker in front saying "Be-HOLD - BUDDHA'S FINGER rests here.

16
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684存suppose

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A BOTTLE WITH A CHILD INSIDE is found on a remote island, and the finders thinks the CHILD is some kind if GENIE IN A BOTTLE. They suppose it is a genie in a bottle.

16
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686乃from

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This pictograph of a clenched fist is another of the "hand-primitives." Take bite if it's rather peculiar drawing. Try to think of drawing a FIST (the primitive meaning) "FROM" this character to give yourself a connotation for the otherwise abstract keyword.

16
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736授impart

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•make (information) known; communicate• This is the wise man who snaps his FINGERS, marking his ACCEPTANCE of IMPARTING you in his wisdom.

17
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727爪claw

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Pictograph if a bird's claw, and from there comes to mean animal CLAWS in general (including human fingernails).

18
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670描sketch

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An ogre presents in a business meeting a SKETCH of human FINGER seeds, an invention that will decrease the human casualties.

18
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683材lumber

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This LUMBERJACK GENIE handles TREES in a GENIUS WAY, making it all look so easy.

18
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695硬stiff

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As it GROWS LATE, you discover that your ARMS become as STIFF as STONES, making it hard TUCKING THAT PILLOW UNDER YOUR ARMS.

18
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720寂loneliness

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But when you left his place, you can probably imagine an UNCLE alone in the HOUSE and feel the LONELINESS he must have felt,

19
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668担shouldering

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An ogre is SHOULDERING away a sack of FINGERS at NIGHTBREAK.

20
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716怪suspicious

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Suggestion: Replace "spool" with "toilet paper/roll". Reason: See my note at {715}. Story: *Sigmund Freud* (= state of mind) has a mystery patient who has wrapped himself entirely in *toilet paper*. Freud is very suspicious that it's someone he knows (who wants to remain anonymous). Spool also appears in {715}, {717}, {882}, {1360}

21
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738払pay

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When the landlord asked his tenant to PAY the rent, all he got was the FINGER and an ELBOW to the stomach.

22
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654拘arrest

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A police recruit coming from Japan is doing an ARREST, and pulls out an English phrase book. While the ARRESTEE is waiting impatiently, he points his FINGER to the book and slowly finds the right PHRASES: "You are under ARREST... You have the right to..."

22
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788谷valley

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If you flip this kanji backwards, you can see the MOUTH of the ricer whose water flows down at the intersection of the TWO MOUNTAINS, with the final two strokes adding the element if perspective

23
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729乳milk

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Some FLEDGLINGS are being fed MILK through a tube formed as a HOOK -- and they also soon become HOOKED at the MILK being served.

24
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702奴guy

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This GUY is only thinking about a WOMAN's crotch...

24
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728妥gentle

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A VULTURE GENTLY captures the most GENTLE WOMAN around, bringing her to the aerie to take good care of the nest.

24
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797党party

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Every major political party, if personified, would look like a giant *outhouse* walking around with * human legs* spewing out a constant stream of bullshit.

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617寡widow

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This WIDOW is a quite special one: in her HOUSE, she keeps the HEAD of her husband and beneath it; the DAGGER she killed him with.

27
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734菜vegetable

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This VULTURE, sitting in the top OF the TREE, has FLOWERS and leaves growing on its head,, making it look like a misplaced VEGETABLE. When eating VEGETABLES, you should GRAB off the FLOWER (roots).

28
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609想concept

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You have been asked to support a be CONcept, and are briefly being explained that the concept of INTER-connecting all HEARTS in the world for conning them to buy your products, you can't help thinking that this concept is just a con itself.

29
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715茎stalk

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Suggestion: Replace "spool" with "toilet paper/roll". Reasons: (1) *Toilet paper/roll* usually comes on a *spool*. (2) *Toilet paper* is used to clean the *soil* off your *crotch*. Story: Just get a *flower* and carefully wrap some *toilet paper* around its stalk. Spool also appears in {716}, {717}, {882}, {1360}

29
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746治reign

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•holding power in sovereign•This is the WATER PEDESTAL from which Moses REIGNED into his people (the Red Sea)

30
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637手hand

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Any way you can count them, there are either too many or too few fingers to see a good pictograph of a HAND in this character.

31
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755到arrival

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In kill bill vol 2, the movie ARRIVES at a CLIMAX where the bride ARRIVES with her SABER to start the massacre at the Japanese restaurants.

32
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614惑beguile

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•to deceive, cheat• Oh, looks at the cowboy, kissing the GROUND as usual, but then going straight to the FIESTA where he BEGUILES some girls by playing with their HEARTS.

33
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764流current

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An INFANT fell in the WATER and was lost down the CURRENT of the STREAM

34
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757互mutually

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When you draw this character think of linking two WALLS together, one right side up and the other upside down.

35
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673掲put up a notice

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An ogre passes by a NOTICE PUT UP BY the local government: "no eating of HUMAN FINGERS during the SIESTA." Another one of those stupid government regulations discriminating ogres.

36
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766唆tempt

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I named the right part *legal prostitute* has it represents a walker [*walking legs*] with the *license*.It's easy to imagine a *legal prostitute* tempting a man with her *mouth*.

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795沿run alongside

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*Water* in a *gully* #runs alongside# the path.

38
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768山mountain

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The clear outline of a mountain is here.

39
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803波waves

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waves are the ocean's pelt (skin)

40
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655捨discard

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Jesus is going up to his COTTAGE only to find that someone has dumped tons of rubbish around his COTTAGE. He calls the index FINGER coming down from the sky and ask it to DISCARD all the rubbish.

40
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753至climax

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Imagine you are watching an extremely slow motion film about LANDslide. You have seen the soil sliding down from a hill forever; just waiting for the so-called CLIMAX: the SOIL hitting the WALL.

41
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630慎humility

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This tells us that your MIND cannot feel HUMILITY before it discovers the TRUTH; to are nothing in this big world and you are no as genius as you thought.

42
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675研polish

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You have to lift a STONE up in the POLISHING machine, but this one seems heavy. You take a good grip around the STONE with BOTH hands, and this one gets polished as well.

43
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708設establishment

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When something important is ESTABLISHED, SPEECHES are used as MISSILES to direct attention towards the ESTABLISHMENT and how much good it will do.

44
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739広wide

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This CAVE is so WIDE (by cavemen standard), that you can stretch out your ELBOWS.

44
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800裳skirt

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Compared to pants, a SKIRT is the GARMENT to be wearing when you want to use one of those Japanese toilets. It makes it so much easier: you just walk in the OUTHOUSE hike it up, and do your business.

45
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634添annexed

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Hawaii is a little drop of *heaven* nestled in the *waters* of the Pacific, most often visited by honeymooners and valentines. It was annexed to the U.S.A. in 1959, and more recently to Japan as well-- albeit only unofficially, and through private commercial holdings

46
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721淑graceful

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You were always told by your UNCLE that drinking WATER - that will make you GRACEFUL(goodwill) (imagine your uncle Always choosing water above any other drink)

48
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663推conjecture

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(A CONJECTURE is a theory not yet proven nor disproved). This CONJECTURE holds that if TURKEYS had FINGERS in the tip of their wings, they would be able to count.

49
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724板plank

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The last tree is demonstrating against becoming PLANKS, taking an ANTI-PLANK position (imagine this is the very last TREE out of a forest that has already become PLANKS)

50
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629惰lazy

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When I am in a LAZY *state of mind* I use my *left* hand to play with my *meat*...it feels like someone else is doing it, which is good cause I'm to lazy to get a date.

50
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770岩boulder

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Here's a MOUNTAIN ROCKS rolling down from a MOUNTAIN, gathering into like a gigantic BOULDER (like a snowball) and destroys everything in it's way

51
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698桑mulberry

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•a small deciduous tree with broad leaves, native to east Asia and long cultivated elsewhere. A MULBERRY farmer is experiencing his worst nightmare: all the fruit-goods of his MULBERRY TREE is replaced by CROTCH-GOODS, making his good reputation gone forever.

52
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706投throw

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A group of ogres are THROWING FINGERS as if they were MISSILES in some kind of competition.

53
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748胎womb

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Seeing a PEDESTAL as a base, the WOMB is definitely the PART OF THE BODY where the PEDESTAL is, the beginning of life.

54
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646搭board

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•boarding ferries•You're in your way to BOARD a ferry, but suddenly see a bunch of people pointing their FINGER towards the BOARDING bridge. And then to see it: the BOARDING bridge is decorated with thousand of FLOWERS FITTING together, unconsciously making yourself point your finger at it as well.

54
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692史history

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Someone with big ARMS picks up an HISTORIAN at the entrance of a museum, and tucks him under the arm, making it seem like the HISTORICAL facts needed to know are coming out from a MOUTH somewhere under the ARM during the museum-tour.

55
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661括fasten

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•close it join securely, fix or hold in place•Have you ever been singing and making fun in front of kids? Here, you're showing the kids how fun it is to try to speaking when holding a FINGER on your TONGUE. However, it's not so fun anymore as you find that your FINGER has somehow FASTENED to the TONGUE - making the fun event ending up in the emergency room...

55
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756致doth

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This character is used in two very high-frequency words: "you are welcome" (どう致しまして) and the honorific form of onegaishimasu (お願い致します; おねがいいたします). Can't you just picture this ridiculously polite S&M picture? A businessman, who DOTH the bidding of his *taskmistress*, is *climaxing* and yelling out "お願い致します" while she whips and says "どう致しまして". (This kanji also means "to bring about" and "do humbly", which is perfect for this image).

56
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605思think

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This kanji reminds of us that we should not only think with our BRAIN, but also our HEARTS. It seems like this has been forgotten by many in today’s capitalism though.

57
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682財property

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This GENIE is having a nice meal, gulping down OYSTERS. Someone tries to grab an OYSTER, but the GENIE puts it's big arms around them and says "this is my PROPERTY, mine!"

58
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791溶melt

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A CONTAINER with ice MELTS - becomes a CONTAINER with WATER.

59
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779入enter

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This character is meant to be a picture of someone walking leftward, putting one leg forward in order to ENTER someplace since the "in" side of a character is the left, should be easy.

60
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761充allot

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Scene at the baby factory: Manager: "Good news! Your *infant* has been allotted *human legs*". Parent to be: "Thanks #a lot#!"

61
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759育bring up

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The INFANT is BROUGHT UP, given a lot of MEAT, in the hope of bringing up a strong and healthy MEAT-eater.

62
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703怒angry

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The same GUY above, makes a WOMAN ANGRY as he cares more about her CROTCH than her HEART.

64
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664揚hoist

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This poor little kid has put his FINGER into opening of his PIGGY BANK, and can't get it out. His creative friends binds a rope to the PIGGY BANK, throws it over a branch and starts to HOIST the PIGGY BANK up, hoping to get his FINGER out of it.

65
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722反anti-

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Here is someone demonstrating, standing in a CLIFF showing their CROTCH, and then bending over to show you what's written behind: A-N-T-I.

67
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619悦ecstasy

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ECSTASY alters our STATE OF MIND and makes us DEVILS.

67
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723坂slope

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Imagine you have some kind of SLOPE that won't align with the GROUND. (Because it's a slope) thus you have something that it is anti-ground.

69
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615感emotion

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Here we can see a MARCH of MOUTHS going in and out from your HEART, screaming for your EMOTIONS.

69
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635必invariably

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•not changing or subject to change; constant, always•First note the stroke order of this character, which did not really evolve from the HEART, even though we take it that way. If one takes it as a pictograph "DIVIDING" the HEART in half, ten one has one of those INVARIABLY true bits of human anatomy: the fact that each HEART is decided into two halves

69
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676戒commandment

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A religious freak disrupts a FIESTA (party) and holds of the COMMANDMENTS with both hands, yelling at the kids not to drink.

71
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622悟enlightenment

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Enlightenment is a state of mind that goes beyond the five senses.

72
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731将leader

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The LEADER if the band of TURTLES makes a plan to get rid of the preying VULTURE, a plan that requires GLUE.

74
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696又or again

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Like the several abbreviations in Roman script to indicate "and" (+,&, etc.), this short two stroke kanji is used for the similar meaning of or again.

76
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611憩recess

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During RECESS, the little boys are trying to reach their TONGUE up to their NOSE, but eventually they get bored and go play with the HEARTS if the little girls.

77
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725返return

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You are returning, that is, taking the opposite or ANTI-ROAD as the way you came.

79
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636泌ooze

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You are checking why the patient died, and discover that it's not blood, but WATER OOZING out if the INVARIABLY divided heart. Your doctor colleagues have done a TERRIBLE mistake, transferring WATER instead if blood into the patient veins.

79
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776蜜honey

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When I think of honey, I think of a bee hive, which is a HOUSE that INVARIABLY has INSECTS.

81
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689吸suck

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This nursing baby is REACHING OUT for the source of milk, desperately trying to get it into its MOUTH.

82
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774崩crumble

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You are climbing a MOUNTAIN and you thought you had found the perfect COMPANION, but as your partner is now CRUMBLING up to pieces (his body parts literally falling off due to the climb), you are not sure if your partner can make it to the top...

83
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726販marketing

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This fisherman tries an opposite, or ANTI-approach to MARKET his SHELLS; instead if trying to be cheaper than the competitors, he turns up the price and MARKET his SHELLS as "the best there is - for a higher price"

84
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641義righteousness

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•the quality if being morally right or justifiable• This SHEEP is so Righteous that it denies going where the shepherd wants, thinking it is morally wrong to follow orders from a NON-sheep. However, the SHEPHERD doesn't care about the RIGHTEOUSNESS of the sheep's actions, and finds the sheep EGOTISTIC, spoiling his chance of getting home before dinner.

85
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781分part

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When something is *entered* by a *dagger*, it ends up being cut in several #parts#.

87
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665提propose

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To someone who lost their FINGER, you make a PROPOSAL by shoving chicken FINGERS in their hand JUST SO.

88
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624慌disconcerted

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(re: wazzab) The *state of mind* of the people of New Orleans as they examined their city's concert hall *laid waste* can best described as disconcerted.

89
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658挑challenge

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The index FINGER from the sky is helping the hero, POINTING to the future PORTENT - or from the hero's point of view - CHALLENGE.

91
Q

699隻vessels

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Kanji used to count vessels. The TURKEY-PIRATE is sitting astride the prow of a VESSEL, counting the VESSELS in the area while scratching his CROTCH.

92
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709撃beat

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They always BEAT you in CAR racing and MISSILE shooting games, but you beat them in HAND games (rock paper sissies)

94
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669拠foothold

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•a place where a person's foot can be lodged to support them securely, esp. While climbing An ogre is getting a FOOTHOLD in the FINGER-DISPOSE business, something important for ogres as they have recently had problems concerning discrete disposal of human FINGERS.

95
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604患afflicted

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This SHISH KEBAB eater was AFFLICTED by the bad meat, and called the chef. However, the chef got angry at the complaints and stuck the SHISH KEBAB into the afflictee’s HEART.

96
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647抄extract

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•remove or take out, esp by effort or force•Imagine you have an accident where you gotten your FINGERS down in the running-food processor. When you EXTRACT them, you see that only a FEW of your fingers are left. Your damn food processor EXTRACTED a few of your fingers! (Relate this to extracting something from a bigger whole).

97
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606恩grace

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The most GRACEful deeds; the ones that you don’t gain anything from but might make others happy, have its CAUSE from the HEART.

98
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742弁valve

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Imagine something seriously wrong has happened with the VALVES controlling the direction your blood goes inside the veins; it directs all the blood out to your ELBOWS and TWO HANDS, eventually making then bursting. A VALVE so tight that you use both hands and your elbow strength to turn it on.

100
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652拍clap

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Imagine the most picky gang of celebrities you have ever seen watching a stage-show: they are only CLAPPING with their FINGERS as they don't want to wear out or hurt their hands, worst of all, they wear WHITE gloves to protect their fingers from bacteria.

101
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785松pine tree

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Following up with the "entering public restrooms" story for the right-hand primitive: *public* restrooms always reek of #pine *tree*# scented disinfectant.

102
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642議deliberation

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•long and careful consideration or discussion•After careful DELIBERATION, the jury finds that the SPEECH of the accused has to be RIGHTEOUS.

103
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650招beckon

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The geisha BECKONS you with her index FINGER, and while you are on your way to see her, she runs her FINGERS slowly over her body to SEDUCE you.

105
Q

671操maneuver

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Tip: *goods* + *wood/tree* : This combination of primitives appears four times in Heisig, so it's worthwhile giving it a name. I suggest "*furniture*" (a common type of *wooden goods*). REF: {215} , *maneuver* (FRAME 671), {1369}, {2035}. Story: Using just a *finger* you are trying to maneuver your *furniture* round your room.

106
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733採pick

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A huge FINGER comes down from the sky to PICK a VULTURE sitting n the top of a TREE. If you want to PICK fruits from a tree, you have to carefully use your FINGERS and gently GRAB it.

107
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705抜slip out

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A FRIEND of yours let it SLIP OUT that you like human FINGER-SNACK, and you are now considering letting his special placement of his CROTCH getting SLIPPED OUT too.

108
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707没drown

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Someone is DROWN by a WATER MISSILE - a new biological weapon, making a FEW DRIPS OF WATER become a gigantic MISSILE just before the target is hit.

109
Q

784公public

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Many around you have noticed that you are always ENTERING doors using your ELBOWS, and you have no other choice than if PUBLIC with why: you're a hygiene freak, and don't like touching door handles.

110
Q

762銃gun

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"Everyone is allotted a metal gun" (US constitution according to the NRA)

112
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610息breath

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It is now clinically proven what the Chinese have known for thousands of years already; BREATHING through your NOSE reduces the risk of HEART DISEASES and this your heart function better.

113
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607応apply

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In ancient times, an old and a young Buddhist monk went to a cave to meditate and develop their HEARTS. Sitting there ready for meditation, the old monk sees that the youngster looks around in the CAVE and is busy with anything but meditation. The old monk says: “I came to this cave to develop my HEART, and this APPLIES to you too!”

114
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626憎hate

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Imagine your HATE for someone INCREASES wildly when you switch in your MIND. To find yourself being afraid of touching the switch.

115
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621悼lament

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Closely related to grief, mourning and regret, it was difficult for me to isolate this kanji. A lament is a song or poem that deals with loss or regret. This brings to mind the works of the world's most *eminent* artists, their brilliance and powerful works owed to their *emotional states of mind*.

116
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645抱embrace

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When King Kong EMBRACES the girl, he does so by WRAPPING only his FINGER gently around her body. Imagine yourself embracing something small as her - a couple of fingers are all you need.

118
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704友friend

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This FRIEND of yours has his CROTCH by HIS SIDE, instead of between the legs, and you're one of the few he has told, making you a very special FRIEND.

119
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750去gone

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Your (mafia) boss tells you to make his ELBOW GONE. You dig it down under the SOIL; and reports back "The elbow is GONE, it's now under the soil"

121
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638看watch over

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Someone is putting his HAND over his EYES not just to shield for the sun, but also to signal use that he is watching over the kids.

122
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786翁venerable old man

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The venerable old man is the *public* figure head of the Native American Village, answering all questions and solving all problems. The higher in rank you get in this tribe, the more *feathers* decorate you. Imagine this old man covered in beautiful feathers.

124
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667拾pick up

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A worker saws off his FINGER, and in despair PICKS it up and tries to FIT it on again.

125
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765允license

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In some Asian kung-fu version of James Bond, the main protagonist has a “License To Kill” with his deadly *elbows* and *human legs*. His suit is always stained of red blood at the *elbows* and *lower legs* (this to help create an image that distinguish the two elements).

127
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680型mould

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The typical MOULD (form)for this sect, is that they, after the PUNISHMENT of chopping off BOTH HANDS with a SABER, let's the HANDS fall to the GROUND and be stepped down in the SOIL, emphasizing how severe the punishment is: imagine the hands meeting the SOIL and DIRT in slow motion.

128
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767出exit

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The kanji for EXIT pictures a series if mount peaks coming out of the EARTH. Learn it with the next frame.

129
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793裕abundant

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Because everyone in the valley uses umbrellas, there is an abundance of cloaks (since no one buys theme)

130
Q

799常usual

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It's usual to take your *towel* with your when you go to the *outhouse* at the onsen (hot springs bath in Japan) so everybody doesn't see your stuff.

132
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618忙busy

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#Busy# (as in "occupied") means a *state of mind* where all other thoughts are *perished*.

133
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677械contraption

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This illustrates the first COMMANDMENT of CONTRAPTIONS: no TREES (or other biological substances) allowed. Imagine CONTRAPTION as a big machine which looks artificial with bi reference to the nature.

135
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633慕pining

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Pining, yearn for... etc. Presumably for lost love. An easy one here, someone standing in the *graveyard*, placing an old *valentine* card amonst all the existing tributes.

135
Q

694更grow late

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IT GROWS LATE, as the CEILING replaces the SUN (you went inside), and you go to sleep with a pillow TUCKED UNDER YOUR ARMS.

136
Q

648抗confront

A

This is obviously someone who us but aware of his limited powers: he is trying to CONFRONT a strong WHIRLWIND by pointing his index FINGER and say "stop!" After a few decent tries, the WHIRLWIND knocks him over and he regrets even thinking of CONFRONTING something as powerful as this.

136
Q

775密secrecy

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to maintain secrecy, secret societies invariably have to house themselves on top of the moutains.(Slight tweak of chamcham's story, using fuaburisa's idea for remembering where to put the mountain primitive.)

137
Q

743雄male

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This TURKEY is spreading his ELBOWS by HIS SIDE, trying to look more MASCULINE (imagine the bodybuilders looking like they have pillows under their arms)

139
Q

623怖dreadful

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You find yourself seeing a LINEN flying through the air, and your STATE OF MIND becomes so DREADFUL that you try reaching the switch to turn it off.

141
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662揮brandish

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Wave or flourish (usu. weapon) as a threat or in anger or excitement.A roman gladiator, known for knocking out his opponents with only his index FINGER, is here, after yet another fight, BRANDISHING his index finger (showing finger" to the spectators from his CHARIOT, taking rounds around the colosseum.

142
Q

644抹rub

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Someone RUBBING his FINGERS to an EXTREME to where it's painful to watch.?

144
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657摘pinch

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Your at an antique shop, and if you touch it with your FINGER, you will receive a PINCH.

146
Q

608意idea

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Usually an IDEA is illustrated by a flashing light bulb, but in this kanji, a loud, irritating SOUND from the HEART signals the new idea.

147
Q

612恵favor

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This farmer wants someone to watch his ten RICE-FIELDS while he's away. He know that only persons with a good HEART would be willing to do a FAVOR as important as this.

148
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631憾remorse

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*Remorse* is the *state of mind* where I feel bad for what I did while I was tired and *emotional*!rEMOrse

148
Q

782貧poverty

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It's a sad fact that a huge PART of the WORLD's population only have access to a tiny part of the MONEY. That's what we call Poverty.

149
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752会meeting

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A company has a special way of getting rid if unwanted personnel they invite to a business MEETING, in a room where the WALLS are... MEETING! The manager of course never enters the room, but pushes the button outside making the WALLS MEET.

150
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758棄abandon

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An INFANT is ABANDONED, BUCKLED up to a TREE. It's now crying as it gets darker and darker,...

151
Q

714肢limb

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Limbs are what can be referred to as BRANCHES of the FLESH, those sticking out from the trunk.

152
Q

685在exist

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You've heard that a GENIE IN A BOTTLE EXISTS somewhere in the SOIL, and wonder where it might be,

154
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613恐fear

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It seems like the CRAFT of this MEDIOCRE, mechanical HEART is running out, as abnormal CRAFT and speed of the pump has been more frequent lately. The old man using it FEARS death more than ever.

156
Q

674掛hang

A

An ogre dream about what he would do if he had a MAGIC WAND: having HUMAN FINGERS HANGING from his IVY, ready to be eaten.

156
Q

701獲seize

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The Greenpeace-vessel is SEIZING a pack of genetically manipulated WILD-DOG, making it clear that such experiments are not accepted.

157
Q

783頒partition

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•action or state of being divided into parts esp country with separate areas of government•Your HEAD is made into PARTS, just as your computer. You have a HEAD PART-PARTITION C:,D,etc, depending on what you want to store.

159
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744台pedestal

A

•the base or support on a statue•This PEDESTAL features an ELBOW and a MOUTH, the sad memory of a war hero that is honored, maybe even in front of a castle.

160
Q

798堂hall

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In most communities you will be hauled into city hall if you use the *ground* as an *outhouse*.

161
Q

640我ego

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•only caring about yourself and your own needs•Someone in a FIESTA using his HAND to grab and get hold of as much snacks as possible. You can't help thinking "how EGO-istic! Is this a HAND FIESTA?"

163
Q

628愉pleasure

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At the *meeting of butchers*, in their narrow *state of mind*, they throw lame jokes around like, 'Oh hello, it's a pleasure to *meat* you', and find this rather pleasing.

164
Q

754室room

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This is the ROOM of the CLIMAX HOUSE; a Japanese love hotel.

165
Q

789浴bathe

A

The VALLEY folk are taking a BATHE in the WATER, still wearing their UMBRELLAS making it a special bathe.

167
Q

718叔uncle

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Remember when you were LITTLE, your UNCLE CROTCH were just a little bit ABOVE you, enabling you to easily play around his legs.

168
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632憶recollection

A

Imagine you are waking up in the morning and the MIND automatically switches on. However, you hurry to switch it off again, as you want to RECOLLECT on some if the IDEAS you dreamed about during the night.

170
Q

690扱handle

A

There are always two ways to HANDLE things: show the FINGER in anger, or REACH OUT for help.

170
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745怠neglect

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The last story is not yet finished: actually the managers in charge of the PEDESTAL NEGLECTED the idea of also putting the remaining HEART of the war hero at display, figuring it might be scary for the audience.

171
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672接touch

A

Someone (Jesus?) TOUCHES a paralyzed WOMAN with his FINGER, and she suddenly STANDS up from her lying position.

173
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740拡broaden

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Imagine the caveman knows someone who can BROADEN his CAVE with only a FINGER. This acquaintance comes to the CAVE, makes his FINGER ready, and BROADEN, or make the CAVE WIDER, by only pointing at one side of the CAVE.

174
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649批criticism

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You're in charge of a process line in a SPOON factory, and are supposed to check and COMPARE that all SPOONS that goes through your part of the conveyor belt is the same. But your manager comes, point at two SPOONS, picks then up and COMPARE then, and then point his FINGER at you and CRITICIZE you, yelling at you that one of these is a spork!

175
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787訟sue

A

You are holding a SPEECH in PUBLIC, and saying some words so insulting that someone stands up and shouts : I'll sue you!

176
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679刑punish

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This is someone who is being PUNISHED by getting BOTH his HANDS chopped off by a SABER, at the same time. The chopper is also holding the SABER with both hands, putting extra strength into the event.

178
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710殻husk

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•the dry outer covering of some fruits or seeds.•A confused SAMURAI is strong on top if some SUPERFLUOUS HUSK, thinking it will protect him from the MISSILES.

180
Q

625悔repent

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When you repent, you heal your *state of mind* by going over *every* thing you regret doing.

181
Q

713枝bough

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•main BRANCH of a TREE•

182
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711支branch

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This man refers his TEN-inch CROTCH "the branch"

183
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777嵐storm

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What you call "windy" down in the civilization is always a STORM up in the MOUNTAINS.

184
Q

760撤remove

A

A terrible yakuza #taskmaster# is #bringing up# his infant. Every time the infant does something wrong... well, you know what happens to yakuzas when they do something wrong.

186
Q

751法method

A

The Methodist church has made a METHOD to make the WATER GONE, from the holes in the roof gone. With a huge sponge, they are singing "water is GONE, water is GONE"

187
Q

678鼻nose

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Imagine taking you TWO HANDS and reaching up into someone's NOSTRILS. Once inside you grab hold of the BRAIN and yank it out. At the me, you have a picture of something like a nose.

188
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717軽lightly

A

Suggestion: Replace "spool" with "toilet paper/roll". Reason: See my note at {715}. Story: You are fussy about your *car* and to clean it you will only dab it very lightly with *toilet paper*. Spool also appears in {715}, {716}, {882}, {1360}

189
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802皮pelt

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SkinThe first stroke can stand for something "hanging" down from the BRANCH, namely it's bark or PELT. The barb at the end if the second stroke is the only other change. Merely by concentrating on this as you write the following small cluster of characters should be enough to fix the form in your mind. By way of exception, you might doodle around with the kanji's form to see what you can come up with.

190
Q

697双pair

A

The CROTCH reduplicated gives us a PAIR.

191
Q

778崎promontory

A

This is “Cape Strange” from FRAME 153, only with *mountain* in place of *soil*. Interestingly, there is also 碕 which is made of the primitives* stone* and *strange*. The three kanjis 碕, 埼 and 崎 all have the same meanings and pronunciations. They have very little uses other than names, for which promontory is the clear winner with over 2300 uses in place and people names, while the other two kanjis account for less than 200 names.

192
Q

771炭charcoal

A

Die the lack of oxygen in the MOUNTAINS (high up), ASHES after a camp fire is actually pure CHARCOAL (charcoal is made by burning wood slowly with little air)

193
Q

732奨exhort

A

•strongly urge someone to do something• The LEADER (of the band of turtles who gets rid of vultures with glue), EXHORTS the other members to involve the St. Bernard dog, making the plan even more complicated.

195
Q

773峠mountain pass

A

You know you have reached the MOUNTAIN PEAK when you can look around and see the sky ABOVE, and other things BELOW.

196
Q

712技skill

A

It needs a certain SKILL to make FINGERS out of BRANCHES, like the one Gepetto made for Pinocchio.

197
Q

627慣accustomed

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When something is PIERCED into you mind for a long time, to will be ACCUSTOMED to whatever it is,

198
Q

749窓window

A

You look through the WINDOW of a HOUSE, and see a terrible murder scene; HUMAN LEGS hanging from the roof, AN ELBOW sticking out from the wall, and a HEART still beating on the floor.

199
Q

693吏officer

A

This is maybe the same situation as above, but here, the man with the big ARMS are making sure that he gets the ONE MOUTH of an OFFICER - representing the one official view - is picked up (on websites, etc, there is always the ONE official site among many unofficial)

200
Q

790容contain

A

Here is the HOUSE (or chocolate factory) big enough to CONTAIN a whole VALLEY.