The Radical: 夆


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pointed (=needle-shaped)    夆

Explanation (in Chinese only)

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
peak, top, summit, ridge
mine,
Left: mountain , right: pointed, needle-shaped (When sitting cross-legged on the peak of a growing plant 丰 you feel it is pointed.)
The mountain is pointed at its peak.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
sew, stitch, embroider
nuu,
From left: thread , movement , pointed, needle-shaped (When sitting cross-legged on the peak of a growing plant 丰, you feel it pointed. )
The thread gets pointed (= provided with a pointed needle) and is moved when: sewing.
JLPT -Joyo 7
bee, wasp
hachi,
Left: insect (body and sting of an insect), right: pointed, needle-shaped (When sitting cross-legged on the peak of a growing plant 丰, you feel it is pointed.)
Insects with pointed stings are bees. (Or: The insect sitting at the plant's top is the bee.)

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