The Radical: 足


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foot    足

Explanation It shows at the top a kneecap and at the bottom a foot-print .

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 5Joyo 1
leg, foot, sufficient
ashi, tariru, SOKU
Top: kneecap , bottom: to stop (= Footprint of the right foot rotated 90° to the left.)
Between kneecap and foot is the leg, that's sufficient.
JLPT 4Joyo 2
run
hashiru,
Top: earth , bottom: a variation of a foot
On earth, the feet need to run.
JLPT 3Joyo 3
road, street, way
ji, RO
Left: foot (kneecap and a footprint ) [= Footprint of the right foot rotated 90° to the left.], right: each/every (With crossed legs on a cushion sits everybody.)
Feet on every: road and street.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
long distance, interval
KYO
Left: foot (kneecap and a footprint ), right: huge (staring eye)
The foot walks huge distances.
JLPT 2Joyo 7
trace, track, mark, remains, impression
ato, SEKI
Left: foot (kneecap [=patella] and a footprint ), right: var. of red (When earth/clay is burned , the pottery turns into red. But here: bloody)
A foot that is reddish/bloody leaves traces.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
step on, tread/step, trample, practice
fumu, SEN
Left: foot (kneecap and a footprint ), right: two and halberd
The foot needs (the space of) two halberds to step on a tread.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
stimulate, urge, press
unagasu, SOKU
Left: person , right: foot (kneecap and a footprint )
A person uses the foot to stimulate and to urge.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
jump, hop, leap up, spring, jerk
haneru, tobu, CHŌ
Left: foot (kneecap and a footprint ), right: sign/omen (cracks in a turtle shell that were used in ancient China for divination)
The foot makes traces (= signs) when jumping and hopping.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
tread on, step on, trample
fumu/maeru,
Left: foot (kneecap and a footprint ), right: shoe 沓 [くつ] (water , sun )
(Do not step into a puddle) The foot [should watch] in watery days (=rainy weather) where to step/tread. [Or: The foot has a shoe for treading.]
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.
JLPT 2Joyo 7
dance
odoru,
Left: foot (kneecap and a footprint ), right: var. of pass The bent person needs movement for passing/ commuting.)
The foot of the bent person is needed when: dancing.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
Russia, dew, open, public, reveal, small
tsuyu, RO, RŌ
Top: rain , below: street (Feet are on each street.)
Like a "rain" on the streets of Russia is the: dew.
JLPT -Joyo 7
kick, refuse (a request)
keru, SHŪ
Left: foot (kneecap and a footprint ), right: be involved/get a position (capital [image of a stone lantern], var. of dog )
Use your foot in the capital against dogs to kick them away.
JLPT -Joyo 7
footmark, track, remains

Left: foot (kneecap and a footprint ), right: religion (The "roof" over the altar / is the religion)
Feet as well as religions leave footmarks.
JLPT -Joyo 7
capture, seize, grasp, comprehend
toraeru, SOKU
Left: hand , right: foot (kneecap and a footprint )
You need hands and feet (= to run after) to capture sb.

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