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

hage(mu), hage(masu)

meaning: encourage, strive

激励 == gekirei == (noun that can take する to act as a verb) encouragement
精励 == seirei == (noun) diligence, industry




Right radical is 'strength/effort' (力). Left radical is 'cliff'. Inner radical is 'ten thousand' (万). Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Strongly encourage to climb ten thousand cliffs.'

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

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