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

Economists. [Flash]


TOU
u(tsu)
meaning: attack, (to) defeat

討ち取る == uchitoru == (verb) arrest, take prisoner, kill
討議 == touki == (noun which takes suru to act as a verb) debate, discussion


Left radical is 'words' (言). Right radical is 'hand/measure' (寸), which acts phonetically to express 'censure'. This character originally meant to make a verbal attack; now it means 'attack' in a more general sense. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Attack and defeat with measured words.'

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

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