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

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Plant a blade on your inner side, Bill

Earthquake map of the United States.

Poor California!

ori, o(ru), o(reru)
meaning: bend, break, occasion
折り目 == orime == fold, crease
折り紙 == origami == origami

The left radical is the radical form of 'hand', right radical is 'ax/chop' (斤). Folk etymology is that this character means to 'chop with the hand'; actually it is derived from a pictograph of two plants, and originally referred to chopping down trees. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Hand-ax can break or bend.'

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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