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

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meaning: embrace, protect

擁護== yougo == (noun that can take する to act as a verb) protection, nursing, protective care
抱擁 == houyou == (noun that can take する to act as a verb) embrace, hug, holding in one's arms

'Of confused evolution and somewhat obscure'. Left radical is one of the radical versions of 'hand'. Right lower radical is 'bird'. Henshall suggests taking the top radical as a 'top' and the middle radical as the shortened version of the 'thread' (糸) radical, and as a mnemonic: 'Hand protects bird with thread-like crest on top.'

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

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