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Re: Another kanji riddle!

Postby keatonatron » Tue 02.03.2009 4:29 pm

furrykef wrote:Actually, the bottom part of the right half of 様 is different from 水, because 水 is four strokes, whereas that part of 様 is five (the left part is divided into two strokes, the second of which is written bottom-to-top). ;) But yeah, it still certainly doesn't look like that.

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I've always written 様 like 水 (with one continuous vertical line, of course)... Doubt anyone has noticed. Writing that one stroke bottom-to-top sounds like a chore :x
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Re: Another kanji riddle!

Postby Yudan Taiteki » Tue 02.03.2009 5:04 pm

keatonatron wrote:
furrykef wrote:Actually, the bottom part of the right half of 様 is different from 水, because 水 is four strokes, whereas that part of 様 is five (the left part is divided into two strokes, the second of which is written bottom-to-top). ;) But yeah, it still certainly doesn't look like that.

- Kef


Like 求!

I've always written 様 like 水 (with one continuous vertical line, of course)... Doubt anyone has noticed. Writing that one stroke bottom-to-top sounds like a chore :x


I write the right part of 様 as 5 strokes, but it's hard to explain the strokes without actually drawing it out. The ki-hen is only 3 or sometimes 2; I'm glad that other people don't have to read my notes. :)

(求 is 4 strokes or 3)
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Re: Another kanji riddle!

Postby becki_kanou » Tue 02.03.2009 10:54 pm

keatonatron wrote:
richvh wrote:Before I embarrass myself further, did you see Becki's guess?


We have a winner!!! :D


わいわい! I only got it because of Garappachiさん's hint.
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Re: Another kanji riddle!

Postby jcdietz03 » Wed 02.04.2009 9:55 am

Well I am just now learning to write the kanji, so I actually write all the strokes.
Call me crazy.

木 - Four stroke element - written w/ 3 strokes here
羊 - Six stroke element - written w/ 3 strokes here
米 - Five stroke element written w/ one long flowing stroke!?

Are all the strokes actually there? Am I missing something?
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Re: Another kanji riddle!

Postby nukemarine » Wed 02.04.2009 10:14 am

jcdietz03 wrote:Well I am just now learning to write the kanji, so I actually write all the strokes.
Call me crazy.

木 - Four stroke element - written w/ 3 strokes here
羊 - Six stroke element - written w/ 3 strokes here
米 - Five stroke element written w/ one long flowing stroke!?

Are all the strokes actually there? Am I missing something?


You should check out the simplified Hanzi characters. It's unnatural I tell you.
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Re: Another kanji riddle!

Postby Garappachi » Fri 02.06.2009 8:40 am

This is another grass script of 様 that is most common, but I have seen that image keatonatron さん gave a few times before as a おっさん style. :mrgreen:
We can see other ones of 教育漢字(around 1000 basic kanji) here. Have fun!

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Re: Another kanji riddle!

Postby furrykef » Fri 02.06.2009 9:39 am

The difference is, you can compare the grass script version to the print version and understand where the hell the grass script one comes from. :P

(Well, maybe not the one on the bottom left, but even that one's not a big leap from the one on the right.)
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