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BATSU, BACHI


meaning: punishment

罰金 ==  bakkin == (noun) fine, penalty
天罰 == tenbachi == (noun) divine punishment, wrath of God, visitation




Right lower radical is a radical version of 'sword/cut'. The top and left lower elements together are a Non-General Use character, here used phonetically to mean 'threaten'. Its elements are 'net' (top) and 'words' (言). Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Netted, then punished with words and sword.'

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

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