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


SHOU
te(ru), te(rasu)
meaning: illuminate, shine
照明 == shoumei == illustration
参照 == sanshou == reference


Top radical is 'bright light' (昭), bottom radical is the radical form of 'fire'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Illuminate by bright light of fire.'

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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