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

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meaning: invade, violate

侵食 == shinshoku == (noun that can take する to act as a verb) infringement, violation
侵入== shinnyuu == (noun that can take する to act as a verb) penetration, invasion, raid, aggression, trespass

Left radical is 'person' (人). The top right radical is one of the radical versions of 'hand'; originally, it was a hand holding a broom. The bottom right radical is another of the many radical versions of 'hand'. This character originally indicated 'sweeping with a broom'. The origin of its current meanings is uncertain; they may be borrowings. Henshall suggests taking the element between the two right radicals as a 'cover', and as a mnemonic: 'Invaded by person with covered hands.'

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

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