Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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BIN


meaning: agile, alert, quick

敏速== binsoku == (noun, adjective that takes な)  quickness, agility, activity
俊敏 == shunbin == (noun, adjective that takes な) keen, quick-witted




Left radical is 'every' (毎), which acts phonetically to express 'quick'. Right radical is 'hand holding stick/strike/coerce', here used to mean 'moving hand'. This character originally meant 'deftness in using the hand'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Every hand that strikes should be agile.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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