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

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Sometimes all of our thoughts are Miss Givins'

meaning: fear, anxiety

憂虞 == yuugu == (noun) anxiety, fear, distress
危虞 == kigu == (noun, noun which takes する to act as a verb) fear, misgivings

The upper/outer/left radical is a Non-General Use character meaning 'tiger'. The right/inner/lower radical is 'give' (呉), which acts phonetically to express 'contrast'. This character originally referred to a mythical creature with black spots on white fur. Its current meanings are due to a confusion with another character which means 'thought/concern' (慮). Henshall suggests as a mnemonic:  'Tiger gives one fear and anxiety.'

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

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