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

They have love but they also have typewriters.



NOU

naya(mu), naya(masu), naya(mashii)

meaning: worry, distress, tease

恋の悩み == koi no nayami == pain of love, love troubles
悩殺 == nousatsu == (noun that can take する to act as a verb) fascinate, bewitch, enchant




Left radical, now a radical version of 'heart', was originally 'woman' (女). Right radical is a variant of 'mind/brain' (腦). This character originally indicated the torment of a man with a 'woman on his mind'. That meaning persists in such compounds as 'nousatsu', although the word has also come to mean 'torment' in a broader sense. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Worry affects both  heart and brain.'

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

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