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

hii(deru)
meaning: excel, excellent

俊秀 == shunshuu == (noun, adjective that takes な) genius, prodigy, talented person
 秀麗 == shuurei == (noun, adjective that takes な) graceful, beautiful


Top radical is 'rice plant'. The bottom radical evolved from a pictograph of a 'bending person'. A 'bent rice plant' was a rice plant with an exceptionally heavy head of grain, i.e., an excellent one. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Greatly bent rice plant means excellent crop.'

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

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