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


meaning: official, companion

法曹 == houzou == (noun) legal profession, lawyer
法曹界 ==  houzoukai == (noun) legal circles

Originally a pictograph composed of a figure meaning 'equal', and a 'mouth' symbol, indicating two sides of an argument. Henshall suggests taking its current form as 'sun' (日) doubled, and 'long' version of 'grass', and as a mnemonic: 'Official says double sun makes grass grow long.'

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

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