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kuchibiru

meaning: lip(s)

上唇 == uwakuchibiru == (noun) upper lip
口唇 ==  koushin == (noun) lips, labia



Bottom radical is 'mouth' (口). Top radical is a Non-General Use character that originally meant 'clam'. Etymology obscure. Please keep all jokes involving lips, clams, and labia to yourself. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Lips shut mouth like a clam.'

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

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