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


meaning: pass, crest, crisis

峠を越す == touge o kosu == (verb, expression) to cross over a pass, to finish the most difficult part
峠道 == tougemichi == road over a mountain pass

A 'kanji' that does not exist in Chinese. (Thus, no on reading.) Left radical is 'mountain' (山). Right radical is 'up' (上) and 'down' (下). Thus, to go 'up and down a mountain', or over a crest, or through a mountain pass. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Pass goes up and down mountain.'

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

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