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



TAN

nage(ku), nage(kawashii)

meaning: lament, admire

嘆願== tangan == (noun) entreaty, appeal, petition
悲嘆 == hitan == (noun) grief, sorrow, anguish




Left radical is 'mouth/say' (口). Right radical is and 'obscure element' that acts phonetically to express 'stifle'. Henshall suggests taking the right element as 'grass' (the top element), 'man' (夫), and a 'hole', and as a mnemonic: 'Cry of lament over man in grassy hole.'

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

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