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

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meaning: composed, distant, long time, ample

悠長 == yuuchyou == (noun, adjective that takes な) leisurely, slow, deliberate, easygoing
悠久== yuukyuu == (noun, adjective that takes な) eternity, perpetuity, permanence

'Somewhat obscure' etymology. Bottom radical is 'heart/feelings' (心). Top radical is 'to strike person with stick'. Original meaning is 'grief/worry'. Present meanings may be borrowings. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Strike person with stick, but feelings composed.'

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

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