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

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Superluminal means 'faster than the speed of light'.
Subluminal means 'slower than the speed of light'.
Transluminal means 'passing or occurring across a lumen, as of a blood vessel'. Probably because physicians can't spell.
Intraluminal means 'within a lumen'.
Luminal® is a brand name for phenobarbital.
Lumina® is the brand name of a Chevrolet model.
Lum is a cute alien being who wears a tiger-stripe bikini and has horns.

Lum dancing gif

And now, to bed.

su(eru), su(waru)

meaning: set, place, sit

据え置く == sueoku == (verb) to leave as it is, to defer
据え付ける ==  suetsukuru == (verb)  to install, to equip, to mount

Left radical is one of the many radical versions of 'hand'. Right radical is 'be/reside' (居), used here in its literal meaning of 'be fixed in a place'. I.e., this character originally meant 'set something in place by hand'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Set something down where hand is.'

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

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