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


meaning: sail, voyage
航空 == koukuu == flight
航海 == koukai == sea voyage

Left radical is 'boat' (舟), right is a character only found in Chinese, meaning stiff or straight. This character originally referred to lashing boats together to form a pontoon bridge. Henshall suggests taking the right radical as a 'top' and a 'desk', and as a mnemonic: 'Desktop boat voyage.'

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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