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Re: [Lingo] 熟語

On 06/22/2011 08:23 AM, s smith wrote:
Is there a name for non-jyukugo words -- i.e. words formed without compound kanji?

I'm just curious and can't find a word.

Steve S.
Thank you all.  単語 is perfect for my needs.  I've been studying 熟語 as a way to broaden my 音読み and wanted something to differentiate with.

On 06/22/2011 07:13 PM, Stephen A. Carter wrote:
Stephen -- your comment lead me to the first Japanese joke I've encountered (and was aware was a joke).  Unfortunately I needed the translation to understand it but it was worth finding.
From ALC:
Do you know how many teeth a comb has? The answer is 36. 9(ku)times 4(shi)is 36. Just kidding.


 Steve Smith

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