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Thursday, 15 December 2011

Dog

Reading: KEN, inu

Strokes: 4

Etymology: Stylised version from a pictograph of a dog standing on its hind legs.

Hint: Use big 大 + spot


Mnemonic: BIG SPOTTED DOG REARING UP


Combinations:

猟犬 (ruyoogen) hunting dog
犬小屋 (inugoya) kennel

(Based upon Henshall, 1998)

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