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SHOU

meaning: bright, light
昭和 == shouwa == Showa Period
昭昭 == shoushou == brightness


Left radical is 'sun' (日), right radical is 'summon' (召), here acting phonetically to express 'clear'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic:  'Summon sun, and let there be light.'

Stroke order from Josh's Chinese Lookup Thingy (animated)
Stroke order from Taka Kanji Database
Other info from Taka Kanji Database

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