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

I say, if your knees aren't green by the end of the day, you ought to seriously re-examine your life


KAN

meaning: watch, observe
観光 == kankou == sightseeing
内観 == fuikan == introspection


Right radical is 'look' (見). Left radical is a character found only in Chinese, meaning 'heron', which includes radicals for 'bird' and 'crest'. It acts phonetically to express 'turn'. Thus, this character means 'turn and look around'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Look and observe crested bird.'

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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