The Radical: 翟

to wash    翟

Explanation (Chinese only)

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 4Joyo 2
day of the week

Left: sun , right: (two wings , bird )
The sun on the wings of a bird: This happens every: day of the week.
JLPT 2Joyo 7
wash, rinse
Left: water , right: (Chinese only: to wash) (wings , bird )
With water it (becomes as clean) as the wings of a bird, when we are: washing.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
leap, rush, jump, dance
odoru, YAKU
Left: foot (kneecap and a footprint ), right: (wings and bird )
With their feet and wings, birds make their leaps.

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