The Radical: 巴


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Meaning
slumped person    巴

Explanation As a variante of the sitting person

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 4Joyo 2
color, sensuality, love affair
iro, SHOKU, SHIKI
Top: a bent/kneeing person , bottom: a variation of a collapsed person
The bent and the collapsed person are in a colourful love affair.
JLPT 2Joyo 5
discontinue, exterminate, cease, end
taeru, ZETSU
Left: thread , right: color (top: bent person , below: var. of slumped Person [In kniting often a colored thread is used do indicate the last row/border.]
The thread is in color to discontinue or end (the fabric).
JLPT 1Joyo 5
fertilizer, fatten, enrich
koeru/yasu, HI
Left: body /, right: var.of slumped person
The body of that slumped person becomes: fertilizer.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
take, grasp, hold, bundle
toru, -wa, HA
Left: hand , right: var. of slump down (image of a crouching person)
The hand of the crouched person grasps for a bundle. (Or at the right the image of a doorknob : The hand at the knob grasps it.)

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