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

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KYOU, KOU
oko(su), oko(ru)
meaning: rise, raise, interest

御神興 == omikoshi == portable shrine
興奮 == koufun == excitement 


Originally a pictograph of two raised hands working. Henshall suggests taking the outer radicals as 'hands', and the bottom radical as a 'table', and as a mnemonic: 'Same hands raised at table -- how interesting.'

Stroke order from Josh's Chinese Lookup Thingy (animated)
Stroke order from Taka Kanji Database
Other info from Taka Kanji Database
Gahoh kanji movie

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