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    Actually, it turns out they are both sankyuu with the long 'u'.
    Only the kanji differs!
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    I'm so jealous of you sankyuuers. You guys get a double entendre! NOT FAIR!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwimusume
    I'm so jealous of you sankyuuers. You guys get a double entendre! NOT FAIR!!!!
    Well, according to this:
    http://j-talk.com/nihongo/search/index.php
    ikkyuu people get one as well. Yours is funnier!
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    I came upon this SOB while studying yesterday: 繊維 せんい fiber, textile, texture. Had to have one of the students write it for me.

    心 never seems to look right for me either. Fortunately, I've gotten much better at 書 over time, so for all you earlier commenters, don't despair.

    案 still looks like ass when I try to write it, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wicket
    Quote Originally Posted by kiwimusume
    I'm so jealous of you sankyuuers. You guys get a double entendre! NOT FAIR!!!!
    Well, according to this:
    http://j-talk.com/nihongo/search/index.php
    ikkyuu people get one as well. Yours is funnier!
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    ikkyuu 逸球 - (n) muffed ball
    It doesn't mean "ball" as in "testicle", it's a baseball term. Nowhere near as much fun as implied pregnancy.

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    案 still looks like ass when I try to write it, though.
    The bottom (no pun intended) left hand side of this kanji really does look like an ass! Dontcha think?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wicket
    Actually, it turns out they are both sankyuu with the long 'u'.
    Only the kanji differs!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwimusume
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    ikkyuu 逸球 - (n) muffed ball
    It doesn't mean "ball" as in "testicle", it's a baseball term. Nowhere near as much fun as implied pregnancy.
    Yeah, I got that from the second kanji being the same as in yakkyuu. But it's even funnier, coz it's a double double entendre! The word muff is always funny.
    (And yeah, the bottom of that kanji you posted does look suspiciously like a bot-bot. Maybe I'll make it my next tatt.)
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    I didn't realise sankyu meant maternity leave as well. I was aware of the joke being "Thankyou" but this is how the Japanese would say it. To be honest there's loads of words in Japanese with the same reading and seemingly random meaning.

    Such as konmei (kind words/confusion)
    or souretsu (heroic/funeral procession)

    And of course there's always those words with the slightly long u sound that always raises a bit of a laugh if you do or don't say it well enough and you change the meaning.

    Lately I've really begun to hate the 直 kanji , not because it's difficult to draw or anything, but just that it seems to appear in all sorts of words for all sorts of meaning and has lots of different readings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ENAY
    Lately I've really begun to hate the 直 kanji , not because it's difficult to draw or anything, but just that it seems to appear in all sorts of words for all sorts of meaning and has lots of different readings.
    Care to expand on your confusion?

    It's actually a rather straightforward character if you give it enough time.
    do i have to be lost?

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    Im going to have nightmares about this little bastard tonight:

    概算する ー がいさんする
    概観する ー がいかんする

    To estimate and to overview.

    Talking about the third one.

    All three are 2q kanji too.
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    鸚鵡

    Ask your students to read it. 
    It:s funny.
    Well the reading or the meaning isn:t funny but the asking bit is.
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    This little bastard compound is in my address. Any time I have to tell someone my address verbally, I get a round of "eeehhhhhhhh?!"

    都窪

    Of course, due to helpfully crappy printing on my gaijin card, they just look like blobs....
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    つくぼ?

    What does that mean? I know the first one obviously but ive never seen the second one.
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    Honestly, I have no idea what it actually means. It's the name of the 郡 in which 早島町 sits, thus cropping up annoyingly frequently for me. I'm not actually sure there's much to 都窪郡 beyond this town. I'm nearly there on being able to write my own address in J-go.

    And yes, つくぼ.
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