gold balls kanji

The things I google – Tanuki

Tanuki By Iwanafish- Cropped.jpg


The Japanese raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides viverrinus), also known as tanuki in Japanese, is a subspecies of the Asian raccoon dog.

Kanji Breakdown

And why did I google this? Let’s just say the Kanji to learn one of my new words is composed of “Ball” and “Gold”. And I feel very sorry for the poor Tanuki!

gold balls kanji

Kanji: Gold, Balls

I’ve been starting to read the example sentences in WaniKani. Some of them are hilarious! These are using my new vocab word, although they don’t translate 100% correctly in a translator.