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BYOU

ega(ku)

meaning: depict, draw, write

描画 == byouga == (noun) depiction, description, portrayal
絵描き == ekaki ==  (noun) artist, painter




Left radical is one of the radical versions of 'hand'. Right radical is 'seedling' (苗), which acts phonetically to express 'copy'. Thus, 'to copy by hand'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Draw seedlings freehand.'

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

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