The Radical: 及

reach, extend    及


Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 3Joyo 3
rank, grade, class
Left: thread , right: to reach (person with a hand that grasps something)
The thread (i.e. at the uniform) shows the reached (= achieved) rank/grade.
JLPT 2Joyo 6
suck, breathe in, inhale
suu, KYŪ
Left: mouth , right: reach, extend (Here: cigarette and variation of hand
A mouth with a cigarette in a hand to suck/inhale.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
treat, handle, operate, management
atsukau, koku,
Left: hand , right: reach (Person with a hand reaching out for something )
A hand that has a stick in the hand is treating or managing sth.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
reach, extend, come up, and
oyobu/bosu/bi, KYŪ
Left: person , right: image of a hand stretched out
The person stretches a hand out to reach s.o.

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