Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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HAN, TAN
su(ru), su(rasu)
meaning: oppose, anti, reverse, bend, cloth, measure
反物 == tanmono == textiles
反核 == hankaku == anti-nuclear
Right/inner radical is 'hand', left/outer radical is 'cliff', acting phonetically to express 'turn over'. This character originally meant 'suddenly turn the hand over'.Henshall suggests as a mnemonic:  'Cliff opposes hand.'

STROKE ORDER

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