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METSU

horo(biru), horo(bosu)

meaning: destroy

滅多 に == metta ni  == (adv) rarely [with neg. verb], seldom
滅亡 == metsubou == (noun) downfall, ruin, collapse, destruction




Left radical is a radical form of 'water'. Right radical is a character only found in Chinese, comprised of 'halberd' and 'fire'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: ' Destroyed by halberd, fire, and water.'

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

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