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In one of the scenes this week, you might notice Rii-san making some some chicken scratchings in a book that seem to have a pattern. Well, they do have a pattern, they’re tally marks.
DDY weeb school, lesson #237: Tallying in Japan.
You’re all probably familiar with the western way of tallying, namely this:
However, in Japan and other Asian countries they re-purpose the kanji 正 for tallying:
Appropriately, the kanji can mean True or Correct, depending on how it’s used.