- 佳話: A good story.
- 歌話: The story of a 和歌 (waka, “traditional Japanese waka poem”).
- 川, 河: A river, stream, or brook.
- 側: A side of something; a part of something.
- 皮: An animal skin, hide, pelt, fur, or leather; a fruit or vegetable skin, bark, peel, husk, shell.
- 革: Leather.
- 鈹: Matte: the molten metal sulfide phases typically formed during smelting of copper, nickel, and other base metals.