Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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SHA
i(ru)
meaning: shoot

日射し == hizashi == sunlight
射法 == shahou == archery


The left radical was originally a pictograph of a bow and arrow; due to miscopying it is now 'body' (身). Right radical is 'hand/measure' (寸). Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Hand shoots measured arrow into body.'

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

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