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

meaning: bud, sprout, shoot
花芽 == kaga == flower bud
新芽 == shinme == sprout, bud, shoot

Top radical is 'plant'. Right radical is a Non-General Use character meaning 'fang'. Thus, 'fang-like plant', such as a shoot. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Plant with fang-like shoots.'

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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