The Radical: 皆


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all, every    皆

Explanation When the sun is very glaringly bright, you can not see anything. Thus you can say: I compare but the rays of the sun make it white : everything and everyone!

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JLPT 3Joyo 3
floor, story/storey, grade
KAI
Left: a hill , right: every (I compare [= two sitting persons ], but the rays of the sun make it white : all & everything!)
(If buildings are built on a steep slope, they have e.g. 1 floor on the hillside and 2 floors on the downhill side) At a hill they all have floors.
JLPT 2Joyo 7
everything, all, everyone
min(n)a, KAI
Top: compare (Two sitting persons are compared.), below: white (ray of the sun )
(Blinded by the bright sun) I compare but the rays of the sun make it white: everything and everyone!
JLPT -Joyo 7
Kaisho-writing style
KAI
Left: tree , right: every/each (I compare , but the rays of the sun make it white : all & everything!) - (The Kaisho is a block-writing style, where every stroke is separate.)
Like single trees are all (strokes) of the Kaisho writing style.
JLPT -Joyo 7
harmony, calm, joke, jest
KAI
Left: word , right: all/everyone (I compare , but the rays of the sun make it white : all & everything!)
Words for all of us are: jokes in harmony.

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