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CHIKU

takuwa(eru)

meaning: accumulate, store

蓄積 == chikuseki == (noun that can take する to act as a verb) accumulation, accumulate, store
貯蓄 == chuchiku == (noun) savings




Bottom radical is 'livestock' (畜), used in its original meaning of 'leaving a field fallow'. Top radical is 'grass/plants'. The idea of 'storing up value' by leaving a field fallow is has become more generalized in the modern use of this character. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Livestock consumes stored grass.'

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

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