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

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Nothing can threaten me, save scurvy

We're under a winter storm warning here on the Atlantic seaboard. After an unusually warm and slightly rainy winter, the snow has come at last. Or is supposed to, by this evening.

Here at Tove's End, I've chopped several cords of firewood this morning, put in a couple of hogsheads of salt pork and a couple more of hard tack, two barrels of molasses and three of rye whiskey, ten sacks of corn meal and eight of navy beans, and I reckon I'm ready to ride out the storm.


meaning: follow, obey

遵守 == junshu == (noun which can take する to act as a verb) observance
遵法 == junbou == (adjective that takes な, noun) law-abiding

Left radical is 'movement (along a road)'. Right radical is 'respect/esteem' (尊), which acts phonetically to express 'follow'. Thus, 'to follow someone', especially a respected person. 'Obey' is an associated meaning. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'When moving, obediently follow respected path.'

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

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