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TAI

ta(eru)

meaning: endure, bear

忍耐 == nintai == (noun) endurance
  耐火 == taika == (noun) fireproof




Left radical is a Non-General Use character, originally a pictograph of a beard. Right radical is 'measure/hand' (寸). Originally, this character signified cutting off a beard, or shaving. Henshall suggests taking the left radical as a 'rake', and as a mnemonic: 'Can one bear to put hand on rake?'

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

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