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

ta(ku)

meaning: cook, boil

炊飯器 == suihanki == (noun) rice cooker
雑炊 ==  zousui == (noun) hodgepodge, medley soup



Left radical is 'fire' (火).  Right radical is 'lack/gaping mouth' (欠), here acting phonetically to express 'blow'. This character originally referred to fanning a fire by blowing on it. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Lack fire, but cook nonetheless.'

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

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