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

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katsu(gu), nina(u)
meaning: carry, bear

担ぎ屋 == gatsugiya == (noun) superstitious person/practical joker/blackmarket peddler
担当 == (noun, takes suru to act as verb) == (in) charge

Obscure etymology. The left radical is the radical version of 'hand'. Henshall suggests taking the right elements as 'day' (日) and 'one' (一), and as a mnemonic: 'Carry burden in hand for one whole day.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
Gahoh kanji movie
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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