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

KI

iku-
meaning: how many, how much

幾度 == ikudo == (noun, adverb) (how) many times, (how) often
幾分 == ikubun == (noun, adverb) somewhat


Top/right and top/left are a doubling of (short) 'thread' (糸). The rest of the character is a variant of 'broad-bladed halberd', being used in its meaning of 'trim/put into shape'. This character originally meant 'loom'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'How many short threads can a halberd trim?'

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

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