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meaning: gauze, net, include

羅針盤 == rashinban == (noun) compass
網羅 == moura == (noun that can take する to act as a verb) comprising, including, covering, encompassing, comprehending




Left lower radical is 'thread' (糸). Right radical is  a radical form of 'bird' (鳥). Top radical is 'net'.  This character originally indicated a woven net for catching birds. Now it means 'net' in general, and the idea of 'netting' something metaphorically extended; see the meanings of 'moura' above. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Bird-net of thread, fine as gauze.'

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

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