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FUTSU

wa(ku), wa(kasu)

meaning: boil, gush

沸き立つ == wakitatsu == (verb) to boil up, to ferment, to seethe
湯沸かし器 == yuwakashiki == (noun) water heater




Left radical is a radical version of 'water'. Right radical is a character found only in Chinese meaning 'unwind/disperse', which acts phonetically to express 'emerge'. This character originally referred to water bubbling up from a spring, but nowadays is most associated with boiling. Henshall suggests mnemonic: 'Water unwinds when it boils.'

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

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