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CHIKU

o(u)

meaning: chase, pursue

放逐 == houchiku == (noun) expulsion, ejection, dismissal, ostracism
逐一 == chikuitchi == (adverb) one by one, in detail, minutely




Left radical is 'move'. Right radical is a Non-General Use character meaning 'pig'. Originally this character meant 'to chase a pig'; now it means 'pursue' in a broader sense. Obviously, in ancient China, chasing pigs was a common enough activity to merit its own character. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Move in pursuit of pig.'

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

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