Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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KYO
a(geru), kozo(tte)
meaning: offer, raise, act, perform, together, be captured
選挙 == senkyo == election
挙止 == kyoshi == bearing, deportment


Top radical is an old form of 'give', bottom radical is 'hand' (手). Thus, something given with the hands. Henshall suggests taking the top radical as a 'laden table', and as a mnemonic: 'Raise laden table by hand: some act!'

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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