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

meaning: history, path

歴史家 == rekishika == historian
遍歴 == henreki == travels


Upper outer radical is 'roof/cover', two upper/inner radicals were originally 'rice plant'. Bottom radical is 'foot/stop' (止). Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'History stops with indoor rice plants?!?'

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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