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[May. 15th, 2007|09:45 am]
Chinese Character a Day

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Current Theme: Characters with the element 舛 chuǎn (chuan3), error

ghostly light; phosphorescence

LIN2


  • commonly found in the compounds: 燐光 LIN2 GUANG1, phosphorescence; 燐火 LIN2 HUO3, phosphorescence
  • radical: 火 HUO3 (fire)
  • etymology: 火 (fire) is semantic element; 粦 (LIN2, ghostly light) is phonetic
  • total strokes traditional (simplified): 16 (16)
  • frequency: rare


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[User Picture]From: characterguy
2007-05-15 07:51 pm (UTC)
Thanks!
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[User Picture]From: jencallisto
2007-05-15 05:38 pm (UTC)
Ooh, nice choice!
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[User Picture]From: characterguy
2007-05-15 07:51 pm (UTC)
Thanks! Perfect avatar for commnenting on it!
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[User Picture]From: jencallisto
2007-05-15 08:42 pm (UTC)
Heh, thanks. *grin* It's my default icon. I tend to forget to sometimes people who have seen Ringu get creeped out by it, but it always amuses me when it happens.
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[User Picture]From: characterguy
2007-05-15 08:46 pm (UTC)
I loved Ringu! (And by "loved" I mean "was terrified by.")
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[User Picture]From: jencallisto
2007-05-15 09:09 pm (UTC)
Hee! I've heard it's really good, but I suspect I'm too much of a 'fraidy-cat to be able to watch it happily.
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[User Picture]From: dancingpuppet
2007-05-16 07:23 am (UTC)
Welcome back :)
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[User Picture]From: characterguy
2007-05-16 12:56 pm (UTC)
多谢!
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