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CHOU

ko(eru), ko(su)

meaning: exceed, cross, super-

超過 == chouka == (noun that can take する to act as a verb) excess, being more than
超大国 == choutaikoku == (noun) packed with people




Left radical is 'run' (走). Right radical is 'summon' (召), acting phonetically to express 'leap high'. The character originally referred to the act of running and leaping in a dance. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Superfast runner summoned for exceeding limit.'

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

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