The Radical: 六


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six    六

Explanation

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JLPT 5Joyo 1
six
mu-, ROKU

One plus two makes three and with a cut it is divided into two parts, which makes six.
JLPT 3Joyo 2
exchange, crossing, mix
majiru, kawasu,
Image of a crosslegged sitting person which means to mix. Simplified: at top six , below a cross X
Six crosses mark an exchange or crossing.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
argillaceous/clay soil at farmland, ground

Left: earth, soil , right: (six , well , clothes )
This soil from the six wells sticks at your clothes: clay-soil.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
young lady, missy, daughter

Left: woman , right: (six , well , clothes )
This young lady could fill six wells with her clothes: It's my missy, my daughter.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
hand over, give, devolve, defer, convey
yuzuru,
Left: word , right: six , well , clothes
With these words, six wells and clothes were handed over.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
brew (beer/sake), cause
kamosu,
Left: wine mug , right: (six , well , clothes )
A wine mug, six wells and (appropriate) clothes are needed when: brewing.
JLPT -Joyo 7
obstruct, blockage
fusagu, fusagaru, SAI, SOKU
From top: roof , a well , var. of six , earth
Despite the roof, the well was already six-times filled with earth and thus obstructed.
JLPT -Joyo 7
dark, deep, unfathomable, divine
MEI, MYŌ
From top: cover , sun/day , six
A cover makes the sun-light sixfold darker and unfathomable.

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