Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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Write-write: 679 words on the bat riders story.


 

HYOU
tawara
meaning: sack, bag

米俵 == komedawara == bag of rice
土俵 == dohyou == arena, sandbag, sumo ring


Left radical is 'person' (人), right radical is 'list/show' (表). How this character arrived at its present meaning is obscure. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Listed persons receive sacks.'

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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