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



meaning: pregnant, swollen

不妊 == funin == (noun) infertility, sterility, barrenness
妊婦服 == ninbufuku == maternity clothes

Left radical is 'woman' (女). Right radical is 'spindle', used phonetically to express 'swell'. Henshall suggests remembering the right radical as a 'samurai' (士) wearing a hat, and as a mnemonic: 'Woman made pregnant by hatted samurai.'

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

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