The Radical: 百


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hundred    百

Explanation

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 5Joyo 1
hundred
HYAKU
One stroke and white , developed from the thumbnail, that stood in gesture language for 100, Easier to remember:
Tilt your head to the right and you will see a 'one' with two zeros = 100.
宿
JLPT 3Joyo 3
lodge, accommodation, sheltering
yado, yadoru, SHUKU
Top: roof , below: person (variation of ) and: one hundred (The number 100 read from top downwards.)
A 'roof' hosting people in hundreds is a lodge.
JLPT 1Joyo 6
shrink, reduce, shorten
chijimu/meru, SHUKU
Left: thread , right: accommodation/lodge 宿 (Below a roof with persons in hundreds )
(The laundry was washed too hot:) The threads in the lodge have been shrunk.

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