The Radical: 厂

cliff    厂

Explanation The Radical gandare stands for cliff. Sometimes it is understood as a shield, like in .

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 3Joyo 1
stone, rock
Top: var. of cliff , bottom: stone
Below the cliff are stones.
JLPT 3Joyo 2
origin, field, a plain
hara, GEN
Top: cliff , below: variation of spring (white and small instead of water )
Under the cliff, the small spring has its origin.
JLPT 3Joyo 3
coast, shore
kishi, GAN
From top: mountain , a cliff and dry (Image of drying stand)
Mountains and cliffs define the dry coast.
JLPT 3Joyo 3
charcoal, coal
sumi, TAN
Top: mountain , bottom: ashes (If sth. "cliff "-like covers the fire , it is the ashes.) (To make charcoal, wood is piled up mountain-like and covered and lit from the inside)
This mountain of covered fire produces the charcoal.
JLPT 3Joyo 3
anti-, against, opposition
soru, HAN, TAN
Left: cliff , right: hand
Climbing the cliff by hands only: I am against it.
JLPT 3Joyo 3
slope, hill
saka, HAN
Left: earth , right: opposition (Climbing the cliff by hand ? I am opposing!)
The earth opposes to be a slope or hill. (It likes to distribute flatly.)
JLPT 3Joyo 3
board, sheet, panel
ita, HAN, BAN
Left: tree , right: opposition (Climbing the cliff by hand ? I am opposing!)
The tree is opposing against becoming a board.
JLPT 3Joyo 3
return, replace
kaesu/ru, HEN
Left: movement , right: against/opposition (Climbing the cliff by hand ? I am opposing!)
A movement into the 'opposite' means to return.
JLPT 3Joyo 4
wish, hope, request
negau, GAN
Left: origin, plain (Under the cliff a white small spring has its origin), right: head, forehead
The origin is in the head of your: wishes and hopes.
JLPT 4Joyo 4
give birth to, produce
umu, SAN
From top: to stand , cliff and life (The twig at the growing plant stands for life.)
She is standing on the cliff and gives life: She gives birth.
JLPT 3Joyo 4
history, calendar, curriculum, flow of time
From top: cliff , wood , stop [= Footprint of the right foot rotated 90° to the left.]
At the cliff with the wood where we stopped, history was made.
JLPT 2Joyo 5
pressure, overpressure
Cliff and earth
A cliff with its earth causes a pressure.
JLPT 2Joyo 5
temporary, false, interim, sham
kari, KA, KE
Left: person /, right: against (Climbing the cliff by hand ? I am opposing)
The person is against it, but only temporarily.
JLPT 2Joyo 5
thick, heavy, goodness
From top: cliff , sun , child
Under the cliff in the sun there is a child that is fat and heavy.
JLPT 2Joyo 5
equipment, prepare, possess
sonaeru/waru, BI
Left: person /, right: plant , cliff 广, use
The person picks up plants from the cliff for use as equipment.
JLPT 2Joyo 6
hai, KAI
Left: cliff , below: fire
If something is "cliff"-like over the fire, it is the ashes.
JLPT 2Joyo 6
abunai, ayaui, KI
Top: bent person , below: unlucky (cliff , slumped person )
The bent person on the cliff can (by falling) turn into a slumped person: That is the danger.
JLPT 1Joyo 6
source, origin, beginning
minamoto, GEN
Left: water , right: origin/plain (Under the cliff the white small spring has its origin in the plain)
The water in the plain comes from a source.
JLPT 1Joyo 6
strict, severe, grave
kibishii, ogosoka, GEN, GON
From top: rays of light , cliff , daring (One [person's] ear was striked : How daring!)
At this light on the cliff? Too daring, there I have to be strict.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
limits, boundary, shore, horizon
hate, GAI
From left: water , right: precipice 厓 (cliff of piled/cumulated earth [= 2x earth ])
Water, a cliff, or piles of earth can (each) be a limit.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
shield, resist, disobey, defiantly, escutcheon
tate, JUN
Left: shield , right: ten , eye
A shield with 10 eyes as the symbol for: 'shield' and to resist.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
sequential, follow, circulate
Left: go , right: shield (a shield with ten eyes )
(For a better protection:) If you go under a shield, go sequentially or follow a circulation.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
in sequence, relay, communication, gradually
Left: movement , right: shield , two cloth
Move the shield and then two layers of cloth, that's the sequence.
JLPT 2Joyo 7
marketing, sell, trade
Left: shell/money , right: against, opposition (Climbing the cliff by hand ? I am opposing)
Money (= the price) is an antagonist to marketing.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
misfortune, unlucky, mishap, disaster
Left: cliff , right: crouching person
(It was dangerous for that person on a cliff . But now:) Under the cliff crouches the person (which has fallen down) because he had a misfortune and is unhappy.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
tiny amount
Left: cliff , below: village (Both fields and earth belong to a village)
Below the cliff, the village appears: tiny.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
encourage, strive. be diligent
hagemu/masu, REI
Left: 厉 (cliff , 10,000 ), right: strength/effort
A cliff exuding tenthousendfold strength is encouraging.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
calendar, almanac
koyomi, REKI
Outside: cliff , below: forest , sun [cf. hemp ]
A cliff with a forest in the sun: a picture for a calendar.
JLPT -Joyo 7
cliff, steep precipice
gake, GAI
Top: mountain , bottom: precipice 厓 (cliff of heaps of soil /)
A mountain of piled earth like a cliff, is a cliff/precipice.
JLPT -Joyo 7
horse chestnut
From left: tree , cliff , ten thousand
The tree on the cliff carries ten thousand horse chestnuts.
JLPT -Joyo 7
hill, heights, slope, incline
Left: hill , right: opposition (Climbing the cliff by hand ? I am opposing!) (cf. )
The hill has opposition, because it is a hill.

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