The Radical: 凡

common, table    凡


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JLPT 2Joyo 5
construct, build, fabricate
kizuku, CHIKU
From top: bamboo , craftsman , common/normal (A table /几 with a scratch is common.), tree
Bamboo, craftsmen and commonly also trees are needed for construction.
JLPT 2Joyo 6
desk, table
tsukue, KI
Left: tree , right: table 几 (cf. ,)
A wooden table.
JLPT 2Joyo 6
deal with, dispose, place where sb. acts, manage
Left: upturned foot (or sitting cross-legged), right: table 几 (cf. , )
An upturned foot (jammed) below the table: deal with it!
JLPT 1Joyo 7
starve, hunger
ueru, KI
Left: food (cover on good food), right: var. of table (cf. ,)
It's related to food, but the table is empty: I am starving.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
basis, foothold, base, therefore
yoru, KYO, KO
Left: hand , right: deal with (An upturned foot on the table? (cf. /] - It has to be dealt with!)
The hand will deal with it on the basis of ...
JLPT 2Joyo 7
fear, awe, horror
osoreru/roshii, KYŌ
Top: craftsman , common/general (A table 几/ with a scratch is common.), bottom: heart
(Out of fear of claims for damages?) Craftsmen are generally, deep in their hearts, very fearful.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
useless, needless, superfluous

Top: cover , below: table 几 (cf. ,)
A cover (= tablecloth) on a table is useless.
JLPT 2Joyo 7
skin, surface, texture
hada, KI
Left: body part /, right: table 几 (cf. ,)
All bodies and also a table have a 'skin' or surface.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
a sail, canvas
ho, HAN
Left: cloth , right: common (A table /几 with a scratch is common.) Here: simplification of wind [= sail with an insect ]
The cloth in the wind is a sail.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
common, roughly, general
oyoso, BON, HAN
A table 几/ with a scratch
Tables with scratches are sth. common.
JLPT -Joyo 7
universal, pan-, general purpose
Left: water , right: common (tables /几 with scratches are common.)
Water is commonly for universal (use).

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