The Radical: 取

hold, take    取


Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 3Joyo 3
hold, take, control, grip
toru, SHU
Left: ear , right: hand
Take his ear with your hand to hold him.
JLPT 3Joyo 4
most, extremely, highest
mottomo, SAI
Top: sun , bottom: to take, hold (.. at the ear with the hand )
(It illuminates everything even into the most remote corners:) The sun takes [with its shine] the extremely.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
take (a photo), film, pluck
toru, tsumamu, SATSU
Left: hand , right: extreme (The [illumination of the] sun takes the extreme.) [take, hold = at the ear with the hand ]
You do it with the hand and the sun(shine) is hold/preserved : You take a photo.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
gist, look, relish, elegance
omomuki, SHU
Left: run (On the earth feet must run.), right: take, hold (The ear is hold by hand )
When it runs by, you should take the gist of elegance.

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