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


meaning: chase, seize

逮捕状 == taihojou == arrest warrant
逮捕 == taiho == (noun) arrest, apprehension, capture




Left/outer radical is 'movement'. The inner/right radical is a character only found in Chinese, meaning 'fox cub'. The top element is one of the variants of 'hand'; the character originates from a pictograph of a hand seizing an animal by its tail. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Move in chase and seize tail by hand .'

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

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