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SAKU

su
meaning: vinegar, sour

酢の物 == su no mono == (noun) vinegared or pickled dish
酢豚 == subuta == (noun) sweet-and-sour pork


Left radical is 'wine jar/alcohol' (酒). Right radical is 'make' (乍), which here acts phonetically to express 'passage of time'. Wine, with passage of time, becomes vinegar. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Vinegar is made from wine.'

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

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