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Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Rest

Reading: KYUU, yasumu

Strokes: 6

Etymology: The left-hand character means person 人.  The right-hand character is tree, which is acting partially phonetically (き) and semantically (tree).

Mnemonic: PERSON RESTS AGAINST A TREE


Combinations:
休日 (kyuujitsu) National holiday
夏休み (natsuyasumi) summer vacation

(Based upon Henshall, 1998)

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