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ZUI


meaning: marrow

脳髄 == nouzui == (noun) brain
心髄 (also: 真髄 and 神髄) ==  shinzui == (noun) true meaning, mystery, essence, quintessence, soul, core, kernel, life blood




"Confused and obscure etymology." Left radical is 'bone' (骨). Middle radical is 'move'. Right radical is 'exist' (有). Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Marrow exists in moving bones.'

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

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