The Radical: 市

city, market place    市

Explanation This radical is a combination of a cover: and cloth:

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 4Joyo 2
city, marketplace
ichi, SHI
Top: a cover , bottom: fabric/cloth
A cover and cloth are available in the city at the marketplace.
JLPT 4Joyo 2
elder sister
ane, SHI
Left: woman , right: city/marketplace
The woman in the city is my elder sister.
JLPT 1Joyo 6
Left: body part /, right: simplification of city (Better: shoulders , lungs/chest and middle of the body )
The body part below head and shoulders with the lobes of the lung lateral to the backbone are: the lungs.
JLPT -Joyo 7
Left: tree , right: town/market
(Persimmons keep fresh in the refrigerator only for a few days) From the tree (directly) to the market: the persimmon.

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