Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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SAI
to(ru)
meaning: take, gather

採用 == saiyou == use, adopt
採決 == saiketsu == vote, roll call


The left radical is 'hand'. Right radical is another version of the 'hand' radical over 'tree' (木). This character originally meant to pluck fruit from a tree. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Gather fruit from tree with two hands.'

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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