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KI

hada

meaning: skin, texture, grain

肌寒い ==  hadasamui == (adjective) chilly, unpleasantly cold
肌着 ==  hadagi == (noun ) underwear, lingerie, singlet, chemise




Left radical is 'meat/of the body' (肉). Right radical is a Non-General Use character, originally a pictograph of a small table. Here it acts phonetically to express 'cover'. Skin is that which covers the flesh. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Body at desk covered in skin.'

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

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