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BOU

oka(su)

meaning: defy, risk, attack

冒険 == bouken == (noun)  risk, venture, adventure
冒頭 == boutou == (noun, adverb) beginning, start, outset




Bottom radical is 'eye' (目). Top radical was originally a pictograph of a helmet, and the character as a whole denoted a military helmet that protected the eyes. The current top radical is 'sun' (日). Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Risk sun attacking eyes..'

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

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