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

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KO

hoko(ru)
meaning: proud, boast

勝ち誇る == karahokoru == (verb) to triumph, to be elated with success
誇大 == kodai ==  (noun, adjective that takes な) exaggeration, hyperbole


Left radical is 'words/speak' (言). Right radical is a character only found in Chinese meaning 'brag/boast'. Its radicals are 'big' (大) and a Non-General Use character meaning 'emerge'. Thus, 'boastful words'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Big words emerge in proud boast.'

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

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