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

  • Mood:





YUU

ure(i), ure(eru), u(i)

meaning: grief, sorrow

憂い顔 == ureigao == (noun) sad face, sorrowful face, anxious look, sad countenance
憂き目 == ukime == (noun)  bitter experience, misery, distress, grief, sad thoughts, hardship




Top radical is 'head/face', middle radical is 'heart/feelings' (心). Henshall suggests taking the bottom element as 'sitting crosslegged', and as a mnemonic: 'Sit crosslegged, head and heart full of grief.'

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.
  • 2 comments