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muko

meaning: son-in-law

婿選び== mukoerabi == (noun) to search for a husband for one's daughter
花婿 ==  hanamuko == (noun) bridegroom




Left radical is 'woman' (女). Right radical, composed of 'proper/lower leg' (正) and 'meat/of the body' (肉), is a character found only in Chinese, here used phonetically to express 'partner'. A son-in-law is a 'woman's partner'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Meaty son-in-law is proper partner for woman.'

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

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