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Cats & Bears

Here are those kanji masquerading as cats!

The Kanji in Question meaning / readings Combos and related words
Readings: びょう byou , ねこ neko
Meaning: Cat
猫舌 neko jita - A sensitive tongue to heat
猫背 neko ze - stooping, stooping over (like a cat)
Readings: びょう byou , えが+く ega+ku, か+く ka+ku
Meaning: To draw, to picture, to describe
描写 byou sha - a description, to describe
Readings: びょう byou , なえ nae ,  なわ nawa
Meaning: a seedling; a young plant, tree
苗代 nawa shiro - a nursery; a bed for rice seedlings
苗木 nae gi - a young tree

Have a look at the bear's cousins...

The Kanji in Question meaning / readings Combos and related words
Readings: くま kuma
Meaning: Bear
洗熊 arai guma - raccoon (lit. washing bear - because this animal washes his paws)
熊のプーさん kuma no pu-san - Winnie the Pooh
白熊 shiro kuma - Polar Bear
Readings: のう nou
Meaning: ability; the Noh (play)
可能 kanou - possible
不可能 fukanou - impossible
性能 seinou - ability; efficiency
Readings: たい tai
Meaning: appearance; state of affairs
態度 taido - attitude

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