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

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Write-write: 826 words on the bat riders story.


ko(eru), ko(yasu)
meaning: fatten, enrich

肥料 == hiryou == fertilizer
肥満 == himan == corpulence, fatness, obesity

Left radical is 'flesh/of the body' (肉), right radical is 'bending person'. How this character arrived at its present meaning is controversial. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Fleshy bending body has been fattened.'

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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