The Radical: 冫

ice, freeze    冫


Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 4Joyo 2
yowai, JAKU
Twice a bow with ice
Two iced bows are too weak.
JLPT 4Joyo 2
Top: wristed or upturned foot (also the picture when sitting cross-legged), bottom: ⺀ (variant of ice )
With twisted feet on the ice: it's winter.
JLPT 4Joyo 3
samui, KAN
From top: a roof , a well , variant of six , variant of ice
A roof over the well and six blocks of ice: That is cold!
JLPT 3Joyo 3
next, following
tsugi, tsugu, JI, SHI
Left: ice , right: lacking (The mouth wide open of the yawning person is lacking [i.e. manners])
Ice is lacking, what comes next?
JLPT 4Joyo 3
owaru, SHŪ
Left: thread (here: thread of life), right: winter (With twisted feet (or sitting cross-legged) on the ice: it's winter.)
The thread of life finds in winter its end.
JLPT 3Joyo 4
cool, freeze, cold
tsumetai, hieru, REI
Left: ice , right: order, command (A lid on the bent person . That is the order.)
Ice is "ordered" to cool.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
congeal, stiff, harden, freeze, engrossed
koru/rasu, GYŌ
Left: ice , right: doubt (Both persons have an arrow , but if it's the correct one, they have their doubt.)
Ice, there is no doubt, is congealed.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
quasi-, half-(finished)
Left: ice , right: bird
An ice-bird is only a quasi-bird?
JLPT 2Joyo 7
ru, kogoeru,
Left: ice , right: east (.. where the sun rises behind a tree )
(Think to icicles at a tree, in contrast to frost ) The ice hangs at the tree for the whole day because it is frozen.
JLPT -Joyo 7
superb, brillant, uncanny, marvelous, horrible
sugoi, SUI
Left: ice , right: wife (= with broom in a hand ナ/ヨ, this woman )
The ice cream of my wife is superb.
JLPT -Joyo 7
smelting (of metals), refine, metallurgy
Left: ice , which here stands for: "not-melted", right: platform, rack (nose over the mouth )
"Ice" (= sth. not-melted) is the platform (= starting point) for the smelting.

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