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

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And now, a finite simple group (of Order Two). Math filk!

(Snarfed from Spencer Pate, who posted it to the Nightshade boards. I hadn't seen this before. Awesome.)


meaning: run, bustle

奔走 == honsou == (noun that take する to act as a verb)  running about, efforts, activity
奔放 == honpou == (noun, adjective that takes な) wild, uninhibited, extravagant, rampant

Originally a pictograph of a man running, and three footprints. Henshall suggests taking it as 'big man' (大), three 'tens' (十), and as a mnemonic: 'Thirty big men running and bustling.'

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

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