Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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yu(ru), yu(reru), yu(ragu), yu(suru), yu(suburu)

meaning: shake, swing, rock

揺すり起こす == yusuriokosu == (verb) to shake someone awake
揺りかご == yurikago == (noun) cradle




Left radical is one of the radical versions of 'hand'. Right radical is a character found only in Chinese, here used phonetically to express 'sway/shake'.  Its bottom element is 'can/boiler' (缶). Its top element is another of the many radical versions of 'hand'.  Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Shaking hands reach for can.'

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

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