The Radical: 帚

broom    帚


Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 4Joyo 2
to return
kaeru, KI
Left: knife, right: broom (A hand ナ/ヨ holds a broom )
When you change your knife to a broom you have returned.
JLPT 2Joyo 5
wife, woman
Left: woman , right: broom (hand ナ/ヨ, holding a broom)
The woman with the broom in her hand is my wife.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
abandon, discard
suteru, KI
From top: newborn baby (child turned upside down, because at birth with head first), broom standing upright, tree (broom = )
A newborn child is swept with a broom under a tree and abandoned.
JLPT 2Joyo 7
sweep, brush
Left: hand , right: broom (hand ナ/ヨ, holding a broom /)
The hand with the broom is sweeping.

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