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SHUU

fune, funa-
meaning: boat, ship

舟艇 == shuutei == (noun) boat, watercraft
 呉越同舟 == goetsudoushuu == (noun) bitter enemies (placed by fate) in the same boat


Originally a pictograph of a boat with a raised stern and pointed prow. It can be remembered as a stern-less rowing boat (the outer loop), with two people sitting in it (the two strokes within), an oar between them, and a mooring rope outside. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Moored sternless boat with two rowers and oar.'

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

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