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

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SHO, CHO

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meaning: beginning, cord, clue, connection

由緒 == yuisho == (noun) history, pedigree, lineage
情緒 == shousho == (noun) emotion, feeling


Left radical is 'thread' (糸). Right radical is 'person' (者), which here acts phonetically to express 'end/beginning'. This character originally meant 'start/end of a thread'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Person follows thread from beginning.'

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

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