The Radical: 辛


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hot, spicy    辛

Explanation Is composed of standing and ten . Here, in reference to needle (はり), the ten can be seen as a needle, so this somehow expresses the feeling of standing on a needle.

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 3Joyo 4
word, address, speech, resign
yameru, JI
Left: tongue , right: hot/bitter (needle used for tattoo)
On the tongue it is too bitter: I stop my words.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
administer, manage, supervision
SAI
Top: roof/house , below: spicy/bitter (image of a needle for tattooing)
(Always expensive repairs:) A house causes bitterness because you have to administer (= supervise) it.
JLPT 2Joyo 7
bitter, hot, spicy, acrid
karai, tsurai, SHIN
Image of a needle for tattooing
The tattooing needle is bitter and hot (in taste).
JLPT 1Joyo 7
evade, avoid, ward off, avert
sakeru, HI
Left: movement , right: anal penetration/torture (buttock from the side , anus with needle as symbol for penetration or torture)
Movements which mean torture should be evaded.
JLPT 2Joyo 7
wall, barrier
kabe, HEKI
Top: anal penetration/torture (buttock from the side , anus with needle as symbol for penetration or torture), below: earth/ground
Anal penetration on the ground behind a wall.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
habit, mannerism, peculiarity, trait
kuse, HEKI
Outside: illness (An ice--cold building 广 makes sick.), rest: anal penetration/torture (buttock from the side , anus with needle as symbol for penetration or torture)
Like a disease is anal penetration, when it becomes a habit.
JLPT -Joyo 7
bitter, harsh
RATSU
Left: hot, bitter (needle for tattoo), right: bundle (Things , strapped with a ribbon to a bundle)
(The bitter taste is dominant:) If sth. bitter is in a bundle, it is still bitter and harsh.

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