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


GEN, GAN
moto
meaning: origin, source
元気 == genki == good health
元三 == ganzan == New Year's Day, Jan. 1-3


Originally a pictograph of a person with an exaggerated head. Henshall suggests  taking the two strokes as 'two' (二), and as a mnemonic:  'Two persons of same origin.'

STROKE ORDER

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