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

tamawa(ru)
meaning: bestow

賜暇 == shika == leave of absence, furlough
天賜 == tenshi == imperial gift, heavenly gift


Left radical is 'shell/money' (貝), which in this case means 'valuable item'. Right radical is 'easy/divination' (易), which acts phonetically to express 'great volume'. This character originally meant a large, valuable reward bestowed by a ruler. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Bestowal is easy money.'

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

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