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TON

buta

meaning: pig, pork

養豚 == youton == (noun) pig-keeping, pig farming
豚箱 == butaboko == (noun) police cell, lockup




Right radical is a Non-General Use character meaning 'pig'. The left radical is 'meat/of the body' (肉). This character may at one time have meant 'pork', but now refers to pigs in general, including those still on the hoof. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Pig meat is pork.'

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

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