Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
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Her future arch nemesis Atomic Ferret was just growing up and was barely aware of his awesome powers

Cool! An autopsy blog! I ♥ autopsies.
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EI
saka(eru), ha(eru)
meaning: glory, flourish, shine
光栄 == kouei == glory, honor, privilege
見栄 == mibei == show, display, appearance, vanity, charm, attraction


Originally a pictogram of tree (木) covered with flowers. The idea of a dazzling display of blossoms widened into ideas of dazzling/shining in general. Henshall suggests taking the top radical as 'ornate cover', and as a mnemonic:  'Tree flourishes gloriously under ornate cover.'

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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