The Radical: 黒


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black    黒

Explanation Comprises village and fire . but here: seen as a cooking pot, whose underside is stained black.

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 3Joyo 2
black
kuroi, KOKU
Top: village (here: as cooking pot), bottom: fire
The underside of the cooking pot on fire has been stained black.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
fragrance, aroma, odour
kaori, KUN
From top: plant , heavy , fire Or: A heavy pot over the fire has its bottom black
When the plants in the heavy pot on the fire dye black, they spread a fragnance.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
ink, ink stick
sumi, BOKU
Top: black (The underside of the pot on the fire is black.), bottom: earth
Black earth is used for ink.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
be silent, stop speaking
damaru, MOKU
Left and bottom: black (The underside of the pot on the fire is black.), right: dog
(Because it barked too loud:) The village's dog was put into the fire to make it silent.

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