Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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meaning: deep inside

奥さん == okusan == (noun) [honorific]  wife, your wife, his wife, married lady, madam
奥義 == ougi == (noun) secrets, mysteries, hidden purpose


Bottom radical is 'big' (大). Top radical is 'rice' (米) inside a radical meaning 'building'. This character originally referred to rice stored within a warehouse. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic:  'Big amount of rice deep inside building.'

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

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