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furu(u), furu(eru)

meaning: shake, tremble

地震 == jishin == (noun) earthquake
身震 ==  i(miburui) == (noun) shivering, trembling, shuddering

The top radical is 'rain' (雨), meaning 'storm'. Right radical is a Non-General Use character that originally meant 'clam/cutting tool', which acts phonetically to express 'shake/tremble'. This character originally indicated a violent storm that caused things to shake and tremble. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Rain makes clam shake and tremble.'

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

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