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

  • Mood:




HON

hirugae(ru), hirugae(su)

meaning: flap, change

翻訳 == honyaku == (noun that take する to act as a verb) translation, de-encryption, deciphering
翻弄 == honrou == (noun that take する to act as a verb) trifle with, make sport of, make fun of




Left radical is 'number/turn' (番), which here acts phonetically to express 'reverse/change'. Right radical is 'wings' (羽). Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Wings flap, changing in turn.'

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

Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments