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

shige(ru)

meaning: profuse, rich, complex

頻繁 == hinpan == (noun, adjective that takes な) frequency
繁栄 == hanei == (noun that can take する to act as a verb) prospering, prosperity, thriving, flourishing




'Somewhat obscure' etymology. Bottom radical is 'thread' (糸). Top left radical is 'every' (毎). Top right radical is 'striking hand/coerce'. It originally meant a rope created from twisted threads; present meanings may be borrowed. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Hand strikes every thread in profusely complex tangle.'

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

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