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

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meaning: perceive, discern

覚悟 == kakugo == (noun which can use する to act as a verb) resolution, resignation, readiness, preparedness
悟り == satori ==  (noun) comprehension, understanding, Buddhist enlightenment

Left radical is one of the radical forms of 'heart/feelings'. Right radical is a character only found in Chinese meaning 'I/me', used here phonetically to express 'enlightenment'. Thus, 'enlightenment of the heart'. Henshall suggests taking the right radical as 'five' (五) and 'mouth' (口), and as a mnemonic: 'I listen to five mouths and perceive feelings.'

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

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