The Radical: 丬

bed    丬

Explanation Shows a sliced tree trunc. Is used in the trainer as "bed". Compare

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 5Joyo 2
kita, HOKU, BOKU

Two persons , sit back-to-back, because they feel cold in the north.
JLPT 2Joyo 5
condition, situation, circumstances, letter

Left: bed (cf. 爿 developed from the image of a halved tree), right: dog
A bed for my dog: that's my condition.
JLPT 2Joyo 6
commander, leader
masa, SHŌ
Left: bed (cf. 爿 developed from the image of a halved tree), right: a hand reaches down , skillful hand
A simple bed, a hand reaching down and a skillful hand defines (the skills of) a commander.
JLPT 2Joyo 6
back, stature, height
se, sei, somuku/keru, HAI
Top: north (Two persons , sitting back-to-back because they freeze in the north.), below: part of body /
When sitting back-to-back, then with this body's part: The back.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
encourage, praise, exhort, promote
Top: commander (A simple bed , a hand caring hand [=reaching down] and a skillful hand needs the commander), bottom: big
A commander with grandeur encourages.
JLPT 2Joyo 7
sleep, lie down, rest
neru/kasu, SHIN
Top: roof , left: bed (image of a tree cut into half; cf. fragment ,爿), right: "only one glove" (hand ヨ, only one cover , further hand )
Under a roof with a bed and only one glove is where I sleep.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
robust, manly, strong, manhood, heroic, prosperity

Left: bed (cf. 爿 developed from the image of a halved tree), right: samurai
The bed of a samurai is robust and strong.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
villa, majestic, solemn
Top: plant , bottom: robust (The bed of the samurai is robust.)
The plants look very robust in that villa.
JLPT 2Joyo 6
cloth, wear, dress, equip
yosōu, SŌ, SHŌ
Top: robust, strong (The bed of the samurai is robust), bottom: clothes
Robust clothes are clothes that dresses you.
JLPT -Joyo 7
stature, spine, vertebral column
A variation of back/stature: with two persons [= north] sitting back-to-back
You are sitting 'back-to-back' with this body part: The spine.

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