The Radical: 而

beard    而

Explanation Radical:shikashite

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 1Joyo 7
need, demand
Top: rain (view out of a window with a cloud , that is raining =,=), below: beard
Rain on the beard: who needs that!
JLPT 1Joyo 7
Left: person , right: need (Rain on the beard , who needs that?)
The person in the rain with a (long) beard is Confucius.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
endure, resistance, bear, durableness, perdurability
taeru, TAI
Left: beard (.. hangs down below the mouth ), right: skillful hand
(Taking care for a beard needs time:) A beard needs a skillful hand that has endurance.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
extremely, edge, end, border
hashi, hata, ha, TAN
Left: stand , right: 耑 (mountain & the beard hangs down below the mouth )
(e.g. a hunter) He stand on the mountain with a beard at the edge.

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