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


meaning: tower

蜃気楼 == shinkirou == (noun) mirage
摩天楼 == madenrou == (noun) skyscraper

Left radical is 'wood' (木). Right radical is a Non-General Use character used phonetically to express 'build up'. 'Wood that is built up' indicates a tower. Henshall suggests taking the right radical as 'rice' (米) and 'woman' (女), and as a mnemonic: ''Woman prepares rice in wooden tower.''

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

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