Tuesday, November 13, 2012

琥珀 - Amber

Another of Japan's seasonal beer's today: Yebisu Kohaku.

琥珀 - kohaku - amber; meaning both the colour and the fossilized resin. Rather pretty kanji these and easy enough to remember as they consist of 王 + 虎 and 王 + 白. So as a mnemonic: King Tiger and King White.

琥 - コ
jewelled utensil
Not listed in Henshall.

珀 - ハク
Not listed in Henshall.

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