Tag Archives: Ayanami Rei

Mere anarchy

Does the candy association accept this member mint? 四分五裂 shi.bun.go.retsu Literally: four – part – five – split Alternately: Disintegration. Things coming apart. Order breaking down and chaos taking over. Notes: The 分 may also be pronounced bu, although this … Continue reading

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The family business

依怙贔屓 e.ko.hi.iki Literally: depend / rely on – depend / rely on – ally / strength – breathe through the nose / exert strength Alternately: Favoritism. Bias. Taking sides with one’s friends, relations, or allies in a situation where one … Continue reading

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