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Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Thread

Reading: SHI, ito

Strokes: 6

Etymology: A pictograph of a skein of yarn (the original picture was much rounder and more thread-like).

Mnemonic: SKEINS OF TWISTED THREAD

Combinations:

毛糸 (keito) wool
糸巻き (itomaki) thread-reel

(Based upon Henshall, 1998)

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