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BO

kanba(shii)

meaning: fragrant, good, your [polite]

芳香 == houkou == (noun) perfume, fragrance, aroma, balm
芳名 == houmei == (noun) good name, good reputation, your name




Top radical is 'grass/plant'. Bottom radical is 'side/direction' (方), which is being used phonetically to express 'fragrant'. Henshall suggests and as a mnemonic: 'Fragrant smell from direction of plant.'

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

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