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

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KOU, OU
 ki(iro)
meaning: yellow
黄色 == kiiro == yellow
黄金 == ougon == gold


From a pictograph of a flaming arrow, which was the original meaning. Top radical is 'grass', and Henshall suggests remembering bottom radical as variant of 'field' (田), and as a mnemonic:  'Arrow burns yellow with grass from field.'

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