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Old 03-03-2013, 07:10 PM   #52
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Re: Ki and "Connective Tissue"

Jumpin' Jiminy, here!
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary, Second Revised Edition, 1974

心 1645/F686

SHIN heart, mind, spirit; motive, sense (of duty); padding; wick; core; marrow; vitality.

Kokoro mind, spirit; mentality; idea, thought; heart, feeling; wholeheartedness, sincerity, sympathy; attention; interest, care; will; intention; taste, mood; true meaning (of a poem); thought.

Notable compounds.
心臓  Shinzo Heart (organ)
心身  Shinshin Mind and Body
心肝  Shinkan/ Kokorogimo Heart

All clear?
Like mud.
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