Vocab word 数独?

@Mods, if it is inconvenient, sorry for wasting your time, but:
Here is a suggestion for a new vocabulary word on level 26.
I even made the mnemonics and examples! :crab::crocodile:

Word: 数独
Meaning: Sudoku
Alternate meaning(s): Suduko (???)
Reading: すうどく
Level: 26

Meaning mnemonic: If you are counting alone, then you must be playing Sudoku!
Meaning hint: What other purpose is counting alone than playing an “alone” game!
Reading mnemonic: This is a jukugo word that uses the on’yomi readings of the kanji. You should be able to read this on your own. Don’t forget the double う!

Sentence 1:
The other day, Koichi became the world champion at Sudoku.
先日、コウイチは数独で世界チャンピオンになりました。
Sentence 2:
My grandmother couldn’t do the Sudoku puzzle.
私の祖母は数独パズルを致すことができませんでした。

Pattern 1: 数独を~
数独を致す
to do Sudoku
数独を考える
to think about Sudoku

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:thinking:

Is this a common misspelling or something?

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hahah i hear it my southern family’s voice ‘y’all ever play that suduko?’

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Why’ve we gone all keigo?

I’d say so. Still should be block-listed with extreme prejudice, though.

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Is it a joke or something? I can’t find on real WaniKani.

It’s in #wanikani:feedback so it appears to be a suggestion for a new vocabulary item

Not the kind you would expect, but 刑語けいご

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@polv, the reason I posted about this is actually what you just said.
When you think of Japanese puzzles, sūdoku comes to mind.
The reason I posted is actually suggesting the word.

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That fixes the すう but then you end up with どうく:wink::joy:

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Hey @ben12lingo! I have let the team know about your word suggestion! Thank you for doing some of the leg work, we appreciate it! We can’t guarantee it will be added but we will give it a good look! :sunglasses:

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@WaniConti , have the people over at Tofugu been notified?

Have a good night, (or day), @ben12lingo !

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Hey ben12lingo! Yep! I made a ticket for it yesterday and included your original post! The WaniKani content team will get to it in the near future! :sunglasses:

Happy studying! :nerd_face:

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Thank you, @WaniConti ! I wish you happy studying, too!
:sunglasses:

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