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


meaning: shop, lay, pave

老舗 == shinise (also pronounced: rouho) == (noun) old shop, shop of long-standing
店舗 == tenbo == (noun) shop, store

"Of confused and somewhat obscure origin." Current left radical is 'shop/building' (舎). Current right radical is a Non-General Use character meaning 'begin'. Henshall suggests taking the right radical as 'use' (用), a 'needle' (十), and a 'point', and as a mnemonic: 'Use needle point to pave shop quarters.'

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

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