Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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A pipe bur$t. Turned off all water in hou$e. Plumber$ $ometime tomorrow. $igh.


Elsewhere in the news, the fearless predators Tagalong and Story have tracked, slain, and played with the corpse of a small mouse. You go, girls.


KAN

ka(eru)
meaning: exchange

変換 == henkan == (noun, can take する to act as a verb) change, conversion, transformation
転換 == tenkan == (noun) convert, divert


Left radical is one of the radical versions of 'hand'. Right radical is a character found only in Chinese, originally a pictograph of a woman displaying her genitalia by spreading her thighs with her hands, acting phonetically to express 'exchange' Henshall suggests taking the right radical as 'big' (大), a variant of 'hole' (穴), and 'stumbling person/man' (the topmost element), and as a mnemonic: 'Man falls into big hole during exchange of hands.'

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

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