Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
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DOU
akagane
meaning: copper

銅像 == douzou == bronze statue
銅貨 == douka == copper coin


Left radical is 'metal' (金). Right radical is 'same' (同), used phonetically to express 'red'. Thus, 'red metal', or copper. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Copper is same metal as red metal.'

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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