Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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Words that OpenOffice.org standard, soffice, and Debian dictionaries don't know: artemesia, strived, umbles, cyc, olio, dustcloth, wyvern, dangly, bullwhip, geis, glamour, forepaw, redivivus, charterhouse, millennia, untuck, spalling, perseverate, variorum, cestus, grimoire, missy, presbyterium, taxon, clade, camo, ripstop, pyxis, gris-gris, sweated, athame, glaive, teraphim, ushabti, gravecloth, undead, hippogriff, manticore, unship, topiarist, staves, eyeing, chockstone, mouthparts, leapt, realmless, wingbeat, nocked, horsecart, cuirass, ichor, rockslide, bronzy, subterrene, axe.

Yeah. See, I've spellchecked this novel only half-assedly since I started, and I'm payin' for it now.




TOU

su(ku), su(kasu), su(keru)

meaning: clear, transparent

不透明 == futoumei == (noun, adjective that takes な) opacity
桜透視 == toushi == (noun that can take する to act as a verb) seeing through, x-ray, clairvoyance




Left/outer radical is 'movement (along a road)' Inner radical is 'excel' (秀), used phonetically to express 'lead'. How this character came to its current meaning is unclear; it may have been borrowed. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Excellent movement clears way.'

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



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