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You don't see anything when you are...眠 means "to sleep".For example...眠い（nemui）：sleepy不眠（humin）：sleeplessness睡眠薬（suiminyaku）：sleeping pillSometimes the history of kanji is quite cruelty...
Yes that is cruel!!but very interesting...I thought it meant "blind" at first.
>I thought it meant "blind" at first.It makes sense!!"blind" is 盲 in kanji.The upper part 亡 means "to die" andthe lower part 目 means "eyes".It makes sense, too, isn't it?
(I thought it meant 'blind' too at first... but don't tell Akiko that - as 'sleepy' is one of the kanji that I'm supposed to know! *^o^*)The kanji for blind is very logical too - happy to learn another kanji today.
Hi Tom,I don't think we've studied the kanji 眠 yet...Maybe you just felt "sleepy" in our lessons or something!?? (*_*)By the way, I remembered something.There is a famous phrase with "blind", isn't it?"Love is blind"In Japanese, we say 恋は盲目 (koi wa moomoku)Yes, love is 盲.Be careful...