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

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YOKU

meaning: next (of time)

翌週 == yokushou == (temporal noun) the following week, the next week
翌晩 == yokuban == (temporal noun) the following evening


Top radical is 'wings' (羽). Bottom radical is 'stand/rise/leave' (立), acting phonetically to express 'fly'. This character originally indicated a bird flying off; its present meaning is borrowed. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Wings of time leave, till the next time.'

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

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