Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Sunday, August 1st, 2010

Makeshift or Hypothetical

kari, ka There are two words reading kasetsu. One is kasetsu meaning temporary construction; the other is kasetsu meaning hypothesis. These words tell us that this character means for the time being or for the sake of convenience. Katei, which is close to the latter kasetsu, means a supposition or an assumption. The Japanese alphabet […]