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YUU
yashin(au)
meaning: rear, support

営養 == eiyou == nutrition
養女 == yousho == adopted or foster daughter


Top radical is 'sheep' (羊), bottom radical is 'food' (食). Thus, this character originally meant 'to raise sheep for food'. Now it means 'raise', 'rear', or 'support' in a broader sense. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Rear sheep for food.'

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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