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Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Enter

Reading: NYUU, hairu, ireru

Strokes: 2

Etymology: Commonly said to describe a person bending down to enter a dwelling.  However, it is more likely a pictograph of the entrance itself.

Mnemonic: ENTER THROUGH TENT-LIKE OPENING

Combinations:

輸入 (yunyuu) imports
入り口 (iriguchi) entrance
入れ物 (iremono) container

(Based upon Henshall, 1998)

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