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

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hashi, hata, ha

meaning: extremity, edge, bit, upright

末端== mattan == (noun) end, tip, extremities
発端 == hottan == (noun) the beginning

Left radical is 'stand' (立). Right radical is a character found only in Chinese, of unclear etymology, borrowed to express 'only'. Henshall suggests taking the top element of the right radical as 'mountain' (山), the bottom element as a 'rake', and as a mnemonic: 'Rake stands upright on edge of mountain.'

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

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