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Re: Japanese "good", consonant clusters etc.

From:Adam Walker <carrajena@...>
Date:Sunday, January 4, 2004, 14:29
--- Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...> wrote:
> The kanji for "beauty" is rather interesting. :-) > "sheep" + "big" A > big sheep was a desirable thing, thus the > combination was used for > "desirable", which came to mean "beautiful" >
Really? The kanji is sheep+big? I find that an interesting mangling since the hanzi is sheep+woman! Adam ===== Fached il prori ul pañeveju mutu chu djul atexindu. -- Carrajena proverb


Nik Taylor <yonjuuni@...>
Douglas Koller, Latin & French <latinfrench@...>