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

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GOU


meaning: torture, hit

拷問 == goumon == (noun) torture, the rack, third degree
拷問具 == goumongu == (noun) instrument of torture


Left radical is one of the radical versions of 'hand'. Right radical is 'consider' (考), which here acts phonetically to express 'beat/hit'. Thus, 'to beat someone with the hand'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Consider how to use hand to torture.'

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

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