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

mesu
meaning: summon, partake, wear

お召し物 == omeshimono == (noun) clothing
召集 == shoushuu == (noun which can take する to act as a verb) calling together (e.g. parliament)


'Disputed etymology', according to Henshall. Current elements are 'sword' (刀) and 'mouth' (口). Originally a pictograph of a scoop or ladle. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Cut mouth and summon help.'

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

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