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RIN

tonari

meaning: neighbor, adjoin

隣家 == rinka == (noun) neighboring house
隣のトトロ == tonari no totoro == My Neighbor Totoro




'Confused evolution'. Current radicals include 'hill' (left), 'rice' (米) (top right) and 'night' (夕). Henshall suggests taking the right lower radical as a variant of 'well' (井), and as a mnemonic: 'Neighbors wash rice nightly at well adjoining hill.'

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

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