WaniKani Content Additions: Ongoing from April 29, 2021

… I think what you get up to in your own time is not really our business.

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Ah, i see, first post. Not sure if a kanji has been removed before. But same principle as with vocab i guess, remove rarer items, put in more common items. I’ll put those in my Anki deck.
Also, it says “Hiding” for the kanji, not removing, which i guess means you can still review them if you already learned them or something?

No, at least for us that means removed from wk.
The item won’t be reviewable and if already burned, will disappear from the count.

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@TofuguJenny Just a slight content discrepancy I noticed (hope it’s okay to post this sorta stuff here):

From 追随’s page: image

From 追悼’s page: image

The latter being the wrong one of course, since we learn that reading for 追 two levels prior :grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes:

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Perhaps it’s a comment on your memory rather than what WaniKani teaches. :stuck_out_tongue:

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@TofuguJenny The reading mnemonic for 股 (vocab item) uses 又, that probably won’t work anymore for newer users who joined after the 又 move :smiley:

Also since you’ve been hiding a few vocab items recently, I feel like either 裏切る or 裏切り might be a good candidate, learning both separately feels a bit redundant :grimacing:

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I’m excited to have learnt a level 51 kanji (又), if a bit disappointed to have a vocab I have learnt (里心) hidden.

What I am wondering is if I have missed a change to the vocab 先 to de-emphasise the “previous” meaning in favour of “tip” etc? It just came up in an enlightened review, and I was thrown when I checked the other meanings.

Thanks for the feedback on the kanji we’re planning to hide. This is a tentative list and we’ll continue to look into it. These kanji and vocab are very uncommon, but perhaps we’ll simply move them all to level 60, rather than hiding them altogether. In the meantime, if anyone can send me a photo of one of them in real life, I’ll be very impressed. :wink:

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Very surprised 無くすnot in the vocab list

@jasonyang88 無くす is part of next month’s planned update!

The latter being the wrong one of course, since we learn that reading for 追 two levels prior :grinning_face_with_smiling_eyes:

@Lahoje Thanks for spotting that! We’ll get it changed.

The reading mnemonic for 股 (vocab item) uses 又, that probably won’t work anymore for newer users who joined after the 又 move

@NyappyTiramisu Thanks! We’ll fix this too, and consider hiding either 裏切る or 裏切りas you suggest.

What I am wondering is if I have missed a change to the vocab 先 to de-emphasise the “previous” meaning in favour of “tip” etc?

@OwenDG 先 has indeed changed recently. It was in the July 30 update:

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Especially since we also have 裏切り者

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I see 定款 at least referenced occasionally in Wikipedia corporation pages as sources like:

And I could have sworn I saw 約款 in the terms of service for 天鳳 but I may be misremembering.

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詩 and 詩人 both accept poet and poem even though they are separate
詩歌 accepts poet

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Moving them to 60 is not a bad idea (although they’re already in the high 50’s). At that point kanji learners will start to delve into the more uncommon kanji anyway.
I realize my view on this hiding is one sided - I’ve already completed the lessons.

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I’m disappointed that WK doesn’t mention that 鶏(にわとり) (chicken) comes from 庭(にわ) (garden) and 鳥(とり) (bird)! Makes it way easier to remember IMO - maybe something to consider adding? :eyes:

(WK actually uses “newer” for 庭 as well - anyone else think ぬ rather than に when seeing “newer”?)

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Added the incorrect versions to the block lists.

We’ll look at improving this!

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On the page for 「屁」, it says that the reading of 「おなら」 is incorrect:

Note that some dictionaries incorrectly list おなら as a reading for this, because the meaning is the same.

In case anyone is wondering, according to this Yahoo! Answers, 「おなら」 originated from 「お鳴らし」, which was a word for flatulence used by women.

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Nice. Indeed very polite word - it even has the お at the front :smiley:

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I noticed the vocabulary 主(ぬし) gives you a wrong answer if you type おも. Can this reading be added as a shake?

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This week’s vocabulary additions are live!

We also made a few small changes to the schedule for the next few weeks (in the original post) following feedback.

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Shake added :+1:

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