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Guessing a difficult Japanese word from it’s Kanji: 表面張力

I recently heard the word 表面張力 (pronounced “hyoumen chouryoku”) on a science-related podcast and at first I was completely clueless but after hearing an example usage or two I managed to guess the meaning. I’ve mentioned this in another post or two, but one of the great things about Japanese is that you can guess word… Read More »