Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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SHOU
ki(eru), ke(su)
meaning: extinguish, spend, vanish, consume
消す == kesu == extinguish
消火器 == shoukaki == fire extinguisher
Left radical is 'water'; right radical is 'be like'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic to take the top structure of the right radical as a variant of the kanji for 'little', the bottom part as 'moon': 'Water has vanished from our little moon'.

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