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KYOU
mune, muna-
meaning: chest, breast, heart

胸部 == kyoubu == chest, thorax, breast
胸囲 == kyoui == chest measurement


Left radical is 'flesh/of the body' (肉). Right radical is 'empty container' (凶), encircled by a radical meaning 'womb'. Henshall suggests taking the right radical as 'encircle' and a 'scarred' container, and as a mnemonic: 'Flesh encircling scarred 'container' is the chest.'

Stroke order from Josh's Chinese Lookup Thingy (animated)
Info from Taka Kanji Database
Gahoh kanji movie

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