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



TEN

s(ou), s(eru)

meaning: accompany, add

力添え == chikarazoe == (noun) help, assistance, service
添削 == tensaku == (noun which can take する to act as a verb) correction




Left radical is a radical form of 'water'. Right radical is a Non-General Use character composed of a variation on 'heart/feelings' (心), and 'man with bowed head'. It acts phonetically to express 'fill'. Thus, 'to fill with water'. This has come to mean 'add' in general; 'accompany' is a related meaning. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Man with bowed head feels need for added water.'

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

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