The Radical: 呂

connected rooms    呂

Explanation This character shows the lower tones of the octave, However in the trainer it is seen as connected rooms. See similarities to buttocks where some overlappings are in the explanation.

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 4Joyo 3
large building, palace, mansion
Left: eating (cover on good food), right: government (= Under a roof with straightly connected rooms )
The food from the government is served in a large building.
JLPT 3Joyo 3
shrine, palace
miya, KYŪ, GŪ, KU
Top: roof , below: two connected rooms
Under a roof are several connected rooms: A palace or shrine.
JLPT 3Joyo 4
Government, bureaucrat
Top: roof , below: typically understood as buttocks (both cheeks), but herer better: two connected rooms
Under a roof with straightly connected rooms is the government.
JLPT 2Joyo 5
conduct, occupate, perform, manage business
itonamu, EI
Top: light , bottom: variation of shrine (cover , connected rooms )
The illumination at the roof of the connected rooms has the meaning: "to conduct or run a business".
JLPT -Joyo 7
mound, terrestrial, hill
tsukasa, FU,
At top in typical interpretation: buttocks , but here as a variant of: "connected rooms ", bottom: ten
(Perhaps an anthill?) When connected rooms (with chimney ) are tenfold piled up it is a mount/hill.
JLPT -Joyo 7
companion, mate, comrade
Left: person , right: lower tones of the octave (here: two connected rooms like at: palace )
The persons in the two rooms are my companions.
JLPT -Joyo 7
six lower tones of the octave
Shows two connected rooms (cf. palace ) Here: see as sound waves
(The sound of lower tones can propagate better:) This sound comes from one room to room: The lower tones of the octave.

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