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


SOU, SO
omo(u)
meaning: idea, thought
理想 == risou == ideal
理想 == kaiso (or kaisou) == reflection, reminiscence


Bottom radial is 'heart/feelings' (心), top radical is 'mutual' (相), which is being used for its meaning of 'observe carefully/examine'. To examine one's heart is to think. Henshall suggests a mnemonic: 'Thoughts can be mutual feelings.'

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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