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

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Cerebellum: the part of the brain that deals with coordination and balance.
Parabellum: the standard NATO 9x19 mm pistol cartridge; also the .30 Luger model for which the cartridge was developed.
Antebellum: In the US, the period before the Civil War.
Bell: a musical device using a cup-shaped ringer and a clapper.
BEL: the abbreviation for ASCII character 7, or Control-G. The sound intensity of ten decibels. A Semitic deity.
Be: the infinitive form of a common verb.
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meaning: carve, sculpture

木彫 == mokuchou == (noun) wood carving, woodcraft
彫像 == chouzou == (noun) sculpture, carved statue, graven image

Right radical is 'hairs', used here to mean 'delicate/attractive'. Left radical is 'around/circumference' (周), which here acts phonetically to express 'cut/carve'. Henshall suggests taking the right radical as 'three lines', and as a mnemonic: 'Three lines carved around sculpture.'

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

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