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

KITSU

tsu(mu), tsu(mary), tsu(meru)
meaning: pack, paced, full

詰問 == kitsumon == (noun) cross-examination
缶詰 == kandume == (noun)packing (in cans), canning, canned goods, tin can


Left radical is 'words' (言). Right radical is 'luck/joy' (吉), which acts phonetically to express 'extremely', and also in its original meaning of 'full mouth/container'.  Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Words packed with joy.'

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

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