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

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meaning: employ, hire

雇い人 (also spelled雇人) == yatoinin == (noun) employee
雇い主 (also spelled雇主) == yatoimeshi ==  (noun) employer

Left/outer radical is 'door' (戸), right/inner radical is the 'bird' radical. This character originally denoted a type of quail whose wings flapped awkward, like a door. Its current meanings are believed to be borrowed. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Put bird under door to gain employment.'

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

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