Tag Archives: Egypt

Theory: How Reincarnation Works in Yu-Gi-Oh!

This was first posted on my Deviant Art journal. The concept of reincarnation shows up in a few of the stories I know that feature Ancient Egypt. Off the top of my head, there’s The Mummy Returns, my friend CaribbeanRose9‘s … Continue reading

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Yu-Gi-Oh! musings | 遊☆戯☆王に関係する考え

This is not a language-related post, but I wanted to write it, anyway. I just finished reading Rick Riordan’s The Throne of Fire, which rekindled an old interest in ancient Egypt and its mythology; an interest that was a huge part of why … Continue reading

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Ramdomness: The fire lizard

Ever since I learnt that the Japanese word for “salamander” is “火蜥蜴” (hitokage, fire ‘lizard’), I’ve wondered why. After all, salamanders are amphibians, and I always associated those with water. I found out this particular word because Japanese name for … Continue reading

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