Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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yo(bu)
meaning: call, breathe
呼吸 == kokyuu == breathing
点呼 == tenko == roll call
Left radical is 'mouth/say' (口), right is an NGU character, originally meaning 'exhalation'. Henshall suggests taking the right radical as an 'odd' version of 'hand', and as a mnemonic:  'Odd hand by mouth stops breathing or calling.'
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