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CHOU

shirushi

meaning: sign, summon, levy

特徴 == tokuchou == (noun) feature, characteristic
徴兵 == chouhei == (noun) conscription, recruitment, enlistment




'Somewhat obscure' etymology. Current elements are 'go' (left radical), 'hand holding stick/force/coerce' (right radical), 'mountain' (山), and 'king' (王). Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Sign forces king to go to mountain.'

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

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