The good coyote?

(Or this one.)

権謀術数
ken.bou.ju-.ssuu

Literally: authority – scheme – technique – number

Alternately: A plan or strategy to fool people. Wiles; trickery; Machiavellianism.

Notes: Apparently this compound comes to us from Zhu Xi’s (朱熹) The Great Learning (大学).

KenBouAbe

Well, somebody doesn’t like Abe much, apparently.

About Confanity

I love the written word more than anything else I've had the chance to work with. I'm back in the States from Japan for grad school, but still studying Japanese with the hope of becoming a translator -- or writer, or even teacher -- as long as it's something language-related.
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