Help with matching handwritten kanji

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Help with matching handwritten kanji

Post by badshotbaby » Sun 11.08.2009 2:22 am

Hi TJPers, I am reading this manga and can't seem to match this handwritten kanji (I attached a picture) in my dictionary (Spahn-Hadamitzky) or at KanjiDB (http://www.whiteknightlogic.net/kanjidb/). The characters are talking about sitting posture. I thought it looked like the kanji here: http://www.whiteknightlogic.net/kanjidb ... /kb9b9.php. But then the sentence wouldn't make sense.
I would be grateful for any ideas as to which kanji it is.
Yoi ichinichi all!
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Re: Help with matching handwritten kanji

Post by magamo » Sun 11.08.2009 2:32 am

It's 悪. The phrase is 座りが悪い, which means "unstable," "be/feel uncomfortable," "not quite right" and the like.

EDIT: The reading is すわりがわるい.
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Re: Help with matching handwritten kanji

Post by furrykef » Sun 11.08.2009 2:38 am

Nuts. Finally one of these "handwritten kanji" threads I actually knew the answer to, and somebody beat me to it. :P
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Re: Help with matching handwritten kanji

Post by badshotbaby » Sun 11.08.2009 2:44 am

Ah, so that was "heart"! I kept looking for it under the "eight" and "legs" radicals :lol: and wondered why there was extra stroke :lol:
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Re: Help with matching handwritten kanji

Post by magamo » Sun 11.08.2009 3:40 am

furrykef wrote:Nuts. Finally one of these "handwritten kanji" threads I actually knew the answer to, and somebody beat me to it. :P
Hehe. You thought you could beat me to it? You're too slow, furrykef! :D
badshotbaby wrote:Ah, so that was "heart"! I kept looking for it under the "eight" and "legs" radicals :lol: and wondered why there was extra stroke :lol:
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Re: Help with matching handwritten kanji

Post by keatonatron » Sun 11.08.2009 9:57 am

furrykef wrote:Nuts. Finally one of these "handwritten kanji" threads I actually knew the answer to, and somebody beat me to it. :P
同感! :x

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Re: Help with matching handwritten kanji

Post by badshotbaby » Thu 02.04.2010 3:00 pm

Hi there, I ran into another mysterious handwritten kanji (well, mysterious to me, anyway) in my manga. I uploaded the partial scan here. The closest symbol I could find was 齡, which doesn't fit in with the sentence. The radical on the left looks like "white"...any suggestions on what radical this may fall under is appreciated.
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Re: Help with matching handwritten kanji

Post by Hyperworm » Thu 02.04.2010 3:44 pm

It's actually two kanji. :)
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Re: Help with matching handwritten kanji

Post by badshotbaby » Fri 02.05.2010 12:59 am

I see :sweatdrop: Curse these handwritten things hahahahaha :lol:
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