Character challenges: March

Here are the challenges posted on our Facebook page and Twitter feed during the past month. We offer prizes (free Skritter time) for a few correct answers to our weekly character challenges.

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Here are some of the challenges this month:

  1. Guess what Chinese character this is a mnemonic to: “Do you want to look that horse in its mouth or not?” (by Skritter user CleverClogs)
    (still open, send a direct message to us on FB for a chance to win free Skritter time)

  2. Which Chinese character does not belong in this group and why? 美、洋、娘、提

  3. Guess what Chinese character can form words with: 东、中、冰、顶

  4. Japanese challenge: 意ッ牌破一鮭ヲ埜無、煮灰刃差毛沙卦ヲ野夢、産陪派左気火都ヲ之務

Scroll down for the answers, but see if you can find the right answer before you peek!

Answers:

These are our intended answers, but in some cases there are many acceptable answers.

  1. No answer yet! Please send a direct message on FB.

  2. 美: many solutions (only semantic-phonetic compound, only third tone).

  3. 山 and 部 both work.

  4. 一杯は人酒を飲む、二杯は酒酒を飲む、三杯は酒人を飲む.

If you want more, check the previous forum posts:


http://www.skritter.com/forum/topic?id=60607314368921601
http://www.skritter.com/forum/topic?id=6638750404706304
http://www.skritter.com/forum/topic?id=5357943920787456
http://www.skritter.com/forum/topic?id=4507200743538688
http://www.skritter.com/forum/topic?id=2386542296
http://www.skritter.com/forum/topic?id=1990493049
http://www.skritter.com/forum/topic?id=1640592406
http://www.skritter.com/forum/topic?id=1410719262