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NOU, NATSU, TOU
osa(meru)
meaning: obtain, store, supply

納豆 == nattou == (noun) natto (fermented soybeans)
滞納 == tainou == (noun) non-payment, default


Left radical is 'thread' (糸), meaning more generally,'cloth'. Right radical is 'inside' (内). This character is said to have once meant 'store', i.e., a building with cloth (and other articles) inside it. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Store obtained threads inside, ready to resupply.'

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

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