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


HITSU
fude
meaning: writing brush

鉛筆 == enpitsu == pencil
主筆 == shuhitsu == editor in chief


Top radical is 'bamboo' (竹), bottom radical is 'brush in hand'. Writing brushes were originally of bamboo. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Take bamboo writing brush in hand.'

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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