The Radical: 般


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Meaning
common, general    般

Explanation

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 2Joyo 7
common, general, a kind, carrier, circulate
HAN
Left: boat , right: weapon 几 (image of a battle axe) in a hand
(Seafaring was dangerous:) Boats where they had a battle axe at hand were common.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
conveyor, carry, transport
HAN
Left: hand , right: general (Boats where they had a battle axe 几 at hand were generally common.)
Hands are generally needed for conveyoring.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
tray, board, plate, platter, shallow bowl, disk
BAN
Top: general (Boats where you have your battle axe 几 at hand were generally common.), bottom: plate
A boat is built with a weapon/tool in a hand as equally also plates, trays or boards.

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