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Your Mother as a Bag: Part 2

We start with Alberto’s haiku calendar for February, another beauty:

 Wow, this haiku features some complex kanji! Alberto will tell us about the poem in the comments section. Meanwhile, here’s the scoop on the least familiar characters:

(RYŌ, REI, ne, mine: peak, summit)
(SHO, SHŌ, SO, ka(tsu): also, furthermore, moreover)
(KATSU: brown)
(FUTSU, HEI, HETSU, ō(i), ō(u): to cover)

In this list, the first and last characters are non-Jōyō.

Let’s return to a kanji you’ve seen before. As you know from last week, (TAI, DAI, fukuro) often means “bag, pouch.” With that in mind, try to figure out what the following might represent:

1. 買い物袋 (kaimonobukuro)
2. 紙袋 (kamibukuro)
3. ゴミ袋 (gomi-bukuro)
4. 茶袋 (chabukuro)
5. 寝袋 (nebukuro)
6. 箸袋 (hashibukuro)
7. ビニール袋 (binīru-bukuro)

Answers to the Quick Quiz …

How Many Bags? …

All these bags are pretty conventional. Now we venture into the land of the unexpected:

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