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Thursday, 24 November 2011

Talent

Reading: SAI,

Strokes: 3

Etymology: A pictograph of a dam across a stream.  Current meaning is borrowed.

Suggest taking one as one-year old.


Mnemonic: DAM BUILT BY TALENTED ONE-YEAR OLD.

Combinations:

天才 (tensai) genius
五才 (gosai) five-year old

(Based upon Henshall, 1998)

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