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


meaning: salary, pay

俸給 == houkyuu == (noun) salary, pay
俸祿米 == houroiumai == (noun) rice allowance

Left radical is 'person' (人). Right radical is 'offer' (奉). Henshall suggests taking the top radical as two (二) and 'big' (大), and the bottom radical as a 'club with nails through it', and as a mnemonic: 'Person uses club with two big nails to get pay.'

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

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