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

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Wild feelings


awa(teru), awa(tadashii)
meaning: be flustered

慌て者 == awatemono == (noun) scatterbrain, absent-minded person
恐慌 == kyoukou ==  (noun) panic, scare, consternation

Left radical is one of the radical forms of 'heart/feelings'. Right radical is 'wild' (荒), which acts phonetically to express 'unclear/incomprehensible'. Thus, 'incomprehensible feelings'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Wild feelings show one is flustered.'

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

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