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HEI


meaning: fence, wall

板塀 == etabei == (noun) wooden wall, board fence
石塀 == ishibei == (noun) stone wall




A character not found in Chinese. Left radical is 'earth' (土). Right radical is a Non-General Use character meaning 'fence/wall/screen'. The latter consists of 'corpse' and a radical version of 'put together' (併), which acts phonetically to express 'block/screen'. Henshall suggests taking the right radical as 'out of' (八), a variant of 'well' (井), and as a mnemonic: 'Corpse taken out of well behind earthen wall.'

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

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