The Radical: 尸

buttocks (in a side view)    尸

Explanation The radical shikabane has the meaning: corpse . But because of its use in tail , buttocks or urine 尿, it is generally considered to mean "buttocks".

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 4Joyo 3
building, shop
ya, OKU
Outside: buttocks (in side view), below: reach-a-target (From the sky an arrow comes to the ground : falling back)
His buttocks reaches the shop.

JLPT 3Joyo 3
office, situation, bureau, department
Top: buttocks in side view , below: phrase/clause (sth. wrapped out the mouth )
When the 'butt' is talking phrases, it is like in the office.

JLPT 3Joyo 4
print, publish
suru, SATSU
From left: buttocks in side view , cloth , knife (buttocks + cloths = underpants)
The underpants are cut to be imprinted.

JLPT 4Joyo 4
people, nation, population
tami, MIN
Left: buttocks in side view , right a variation of sabre , but here: + (=plus-sign for many)
The buttocks that many and form a people. (Or: Family with double upper line as multiplyer.)

JLPT 2Joyo 5
residence, inhabit, exist, stay
iru, oru, KYO
Top: buttocks in side view , below: old (= originally a skull, but more helpful: the image of a tomb stone)
When the buttocks gets old, he stays at his residence.

JLPT 1Joyo 5
species, genus, to belong to
From top: side-view of buttocks , accent , insect with additional long legs
The rear part belongs to an insect with long legs - but which species?

JLPT 1Joyo 6
an empress, queen, behind
kisaki, KŌ, GO
Top: var. of buttock seen from the side , below: opening as anus, in the sense of 'behind' (Originates in the custom that the empress followed behind the emperor.)
The one following 'behind' is the empress.

JLPT 2Joyo 6
class, stratum, layer

Top: buttock seen from the side , below: formerly/before (At rain on the field as under the sun , that's how we worked formerly.)
These buttocks were formerly in this (upper) class.

JLPT 2Joyo 6
exhibit, display, expand
From top: buttock seen from the side , grass/plant , var. of clothes
For the buttocks he used grass to make clothes, and this should be in an exhibition.

JLPT 2Joyo 6
report, deliver, receive
Left: buttocks in side view , right: cause (... for seedlingin the rice field )
These buttocks are the cause for the report that was delivered!

JLPT 1Joyo 7
grasp, grip, hold
nigiru, AKU
Left: hand , right: building, shop (buttock seen from the side and: reach-a-target [From the sky an arrow comes to ground : falling back])
The hand is in the shop to grasp. (the goods). OR: When the hand reached the buttocks, it grasped.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
military officer
From left: buttock seen from the side , show , skillful hand
A 'buttocks' shows his skillful hand: that's the military officer.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
comfort, console, amuse
nagusami/mu/meru, I
Top: military officer (An buttdock shows his skillful hand : that's an officer), below: heart
An officer with a heart knows how to comfort.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
stoop, bending, to bow, crouch, yield
Top: buttock from the side , rest: come, go out (Two mountains coming out one after the other)
("plumber's crack or smile", refers to the visible butt-crack if sb. with a too short shirt crouches) The buttock (=the crack) comes out when stooping (=bowing).

JLPT 2Joyo 7
dig, excavate, delve
horu, KUTSU
Left: hand , right: stoop, bow, crouch (The buttock [=butt's crack) comes out when bowing [="plumber's crack or smile"])
You use your hands and you are crouched, when: digging.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
entrust, confidence, request, ask
Left: mouth , right: species, genus (The rear part belongs to an insect 禹/ with long legs , but which species?)
To the mouth of this species, it can be entrusted.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
depleted, exhausted, use up, exert, run out of
tsukiru/kusu, JIN
Outside: measure of length (from the body one foot forward = 1 Shaku = 30.3 cm), below: two
Even two Shaku are eventually used up.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
lay a foundation, set, place, fix, install, equip
Left: hand , right: reside, residence (Where your buttocks gets old , is your residence.)
My hand lays for my residence: the foundation.

JLPT 2Joyo 7
slow, late, tardy, later
okureru, osoi, CHI
Left: movement , right: buttock from the side , sheep (The horned animal with a backbone and laterally protruding due to thick wool is a sheep)
You move like the buttock of a sheep: too late and so slow.

JLPT 2Joyo 7
mud, dirt, mire, adhere to
doro, nazumu, DEI
Left: water , right: nun (On her buttocks is sitting the nun.)
The water, in which the nun is sitting, is muddy.

JLPT 2Joyo 7
Mister ..., palace, mansion, hall, lord
Left: buttock from the side and together , right: weapon 几 in a hand
Buttocks together with armed hands are in the palace of Mister ....

JLPT 1Joyo 7
nun, priestess
ama, NI
Top: buttock from the side , rest: sitting person
Sitting on her buttocks is the nun.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
urine, pee
Left: buttock in side view, below: water
The buttock's water is urine.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
tail, brush
o, BI
Top: buttock from the side , below: hair
At the back the hair changes into a tail.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
wall, fence
Left: earth , right: buttocks in side view , to unite (When coming out of a the gate (= image of a toori) of a shinto-shrine you shall be united)
Made of earth to unite the buttocks within: The wall or the fence.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
moat, ditch, canal
hori, KUTSU
Left: earth , right: stoop/crouch (The buttock [= butt's crack] comes out when stooping. = "plumber's crack or smile")
It is in the ground and you need to crouch into: a moat or ditch.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
wear (on foot), put on
haku, RI
Top: buttock from the side , below: repeat, again (to go with a reverse ) [reverse = Who first lies on the tatami mat and then sits cross-legged , has "reversed"]
For the buttock it is a repetition when shoes are put on.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
leak, escape
Left: water , right: buttock from the side , rain
The water on the buttock is rain, but is leaking down.

JLPT -Joyo 7
cave, cavern
Top: cave/hole (It is covered and a narrowing path leads into the cave), below: stoop/crouch (The buttock [=butt's crack] comes out when stooping: = "plumber's crack or smile")
A hole where you have to stoop is a cave.

JLPT -Joyo 7
buttocks, butt, hips
Left: Buttocks in side view , below: nine (Here: as pelvic bone - with hip sockets or leg base)
The butt with the pelvis stands for: buttocks.

JLPT -Joyo 7
hem, cuff (of trousers), foot of a mountain
Left: clothes 衤/, right: exist, residence (Where your buttocks gets old , is your residence.)
Clothes have/exist-only with hems and cuffs.

JLPT -Joyo 7
mayu, BI, MI

Image of an eye framed by an eyebrow .


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