The Radical: 句

phrase, clause    句


Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 3Joyo 3
office, situation, bureau, department
Top: buttocks in side view , below: phrase/clause (sth. wrapped out the mouth )
When the 'butt' is talking phrases, it is like in the office.
JLPT 1Joyo 5
phrase, clause, rhythmic section in poem, paragraph
Outside: wrap up/cover , inside: mouth
She covered her mouth at such a phrase. Or: Sth. wrapped out the mouth .
JLPT 2Joyo 6
respect, honor, esteem
uyamau, KEI
Left: any, at all 苟 (plant , sentence, phrase [= sth. wrapped out the mouth ]), right: strike/hit (hand with stick )
A plant speaking a sentence can strike with respect.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
arrest, seize, catch, adhere to
Left: hand , right: sentence (sth. wrapped out the mouth ), Here: a gripping ="wrapping" hand and another wrist in cross-section )
The hand "enwraps" a wrist at the arrest.
JLPT -Joyo 7
colt, young horse, shogi/chess figure
Left: horse (image with mane in the wind, four legs and the tail フ), right: sentence, phrase (sth. wrapped out the mouth ); Here: see similarity to placenta/womb
The horse coming out of the placenta with its head is a colt.

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