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

If I had a device, it would be the True, the True only, leaving the Beautiful and the Good to settle matters afterwards as best they could.

— Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve



TOU
na(geru)
meaning: throw, cast
投手 == toushu == pitcher
投票 == touhyou == vote


Left radical is the radical form of 'hand', right radical is 'strike with axe', which also acts phonetically to express 'throw'. This character originally meant 'throw a weapon', now means 'throw' in a broader sense. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic:  'Hand strikes by throwing axe.'

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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