The Radical: 良

good    良

Explanation The radical good is similar to that ist understood as "not-good" (The little stroke at the top is missing.)

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 5Joyo 2
eat, food
taberu, kuu, SHOKU
Top: a cover 𠆢, bottom: good
A cover is put on the good food.
JLPT 3Joyo 4
good, nice, fit
yoi, RYŌ
The same character with a lid would be food
Take the lid from the food: It looks good!
JLPT 1Joyo 6
cheerful, melodious, merry
Left: vari. of good , right: moon
The good old moon is cheerful.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
decorate, ornament, beautify, embellish
kazaru, SHOKU
Left: vari. of food (cover on good food), right: horizontal person , cloth
(A nice table decoration:) For the food the person uses cloth as decoration.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
sated, having eaten enought, satiate, tired of, bored
Left: food (cover on good food), right: to wrap (The wrap itself makes it to be wrapped.)
If the food is 'enwrapped' (= in my stomach), I am full/sated.
JLPT 2Joyo 7
Left: woman , right: good
Like a woman who is good, that is how my daughter should be.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
man, husband

Left: good , right: village
The good one from the village is my husband.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
wave, drift, billows, unrestrained, reckless
Left: water , right: good
(When surfing) Water is good, if it is a wave.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
corridor, walkway

Outside: building 广, below: husband/man (= the good one in the village)
(He guards the entrance?) In the building you'll find the husband on the corridor.

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