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

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meaning: Buddha, France

仏教 == bukkyou == Buddhism
南仏 == nanfutsu== the South of France 

Left radical is 'person' (人), right radical is 'nose'. It was borrowed for its sound to express the first syllables in both 'Buddha' and 'France'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Buddha has prominent nose.'

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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