The Radical: 旦

sun rise    旦


Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 4Joyo 1
early, fast
Sunrise (= The sun above the horizon ) with a marking
When the (rising) sun is at the marked spot at the horizon, it is still early.
JLPT 4Joyo 2
Left: earth , right: sunrise / (Sun over the horizon with sun rays )
The earth at the sunrise with warming rays: This is my place.
JLPT 3Joyo 1
Top: a plant , bottom: early/fast (When the [rising ] sun is at the marked spot at the horizon , it is still early.)
The plant, that grows fast, is grass.
JLPT 4Joyo 2
noon, daytime
hiru, CHŪ
Top: measure of length (from the body one foot forward = 1 Shaku = 30.3 cm), below: sunrise (sun over the horizon )
It is measured in Shaku when the sun is vertically above the horizon: Then it is noon.
JLPT 4Joyo 2
asa, CHŌ
Left: sunrise (The sun rises between plants ), right: moon
At sunrise, the moon is still there: It is morning.
JLPT 3Joyo 3
badge, medal, chapter, emblem
Top: to rise/stand , below: fast/early (When the (rising ) sun is at the marked spot at the horizon , it is still early.)
Get up early to get a medal.
JLPT 3Joyo 3
hot water, bath
Left: water , right: sunrise (= sun above horizon ) together with sunrays ) as: warming sun (cf. )
Water with warming sunrays changes into: hot water.
JLPT 3Joyo 3
sunlight, positive, male = yang
Left: hill , right: sunrise / (sun over horizon ), rays
At the hill the rising sun shows its rays: Sunlight is positive.
JLPT 3Joyo 4
intestines, bowels
harawata, CHŌ
Left: body part /, right: Warm temperature with sunrise (sun , horizon , rays )
(The intestines of freshly hunted animal/game are warm.) The body's part that emits warmth are the intestines.
JLPT 3Joyo 4
amount, weight, measure, quantity
hakaru, RYŌ
Top: sunrise (sun over the horizon ), bottom: village (Both fields and earth belong to the village.)
From sunrise onwards, they do in the village (the work), of which there is a big amount.
JLPT 1Joyo 5
tree trunk, main (part)
miki, KAN
Left: sunrise (The sun rises between plants .), right: person and: dry (image of drying stand/rack)
At rising sun a person is drying the trunk of a tree.
JLPT 3Joyo 4
gain, get, acquire, benefit
eru, uru, TOKU
Left: go , right: sunrise (sun above the horizon ), skillful hand [opposite: ]
Go at sunrise with your skillful hand and make profit.
JLPT 1Joyo 6
wound, injury, hurt, pain
kizu, itami/mu/meru, SHŌ
Left: person , right: horizontal person, sunrise / (sun above horizon with sunrays )
The upright turns into a lying person at the sunrise because he wounded painfully.
JLPT 1Joyo 6
announcement, promulgate, state
Roof and (sun ray and sunrise (sun above horizon )
(At sunrise, the rays hit highest places first:) At the roof , with a first sun ray the sunrise is announced.
JLPT 2Joyo 6
carry, bear, shouldering
katsugu, ninau, TAN
Left: hand , right: sunrise (sun above the horizon )
The hand should already at sunrise carry the burden.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
barrier, fence, hedge
Left: earth , right: range, extent (= from sunrise [= the sun above the horizon ] to sunset [= under the horizon])
The earth is divided into ranges/extents by barriers =fences.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
dawn, daybreak
akatsuki, GYŌ
Left: sun , right: simplified forest , one (= horizon) and legs (cf. )
If the sun comes through the forest (above the horizon) it is walking towards dawn. (before sun rise )
JLPT 1Joyo 7
constant, always, permanent
Left: feeling , right: span/range (= from sunrise [= the sun above the horizon ] to sunset [= under the horizon])
My feelings from sunrise to sunset are constant.
JLPT 2Joyo 7
rise up, raising, ascent, promote
noboru, SHŌ
Top: sunrise (sun above horizon ), bottom: measure of volume (three upward directed strokes
Like a sunrise is this slope directing upwards: An ascent.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
but, however
tadashi, TAN
Left: person , right: sunrise (sun over the horizon )
A person watches the sunrise, but ...
JLPT 1Joyo 7
gall, courage
kimo, TAN
Left: body part /, right: sunrise (sun above the horizon )
([Medically not fully correct, but:] Gallstones can cause nausea after eating or in the morning:) The body part you feel (already) at sunrise is: the gall.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
stage, podium, rostrum
Left: earth , right: var. of high (image of a watch tower) and: sunrise (sun above the horizon )
On the ground, where you rotate (= dance) under a cover and with a staircase is the stage.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
elevate, raise, hoist, uplift, praise, extol
Left: hand , right: sunrise /(sun above horizon , rays )
The hand imitates the sunrise with its rays, when doing the upward movement of: elevating.
JLPT 1Joyo 7
provision, food
kate, RYŌ, RŌ
Left: rice , right: measure/weight (At sunrise [= sun above horizon ] the village is measured.)
Rice until the sunrise for the whole village: That's our provision.
JLPT -Joyo 7
daybreak, dawn, morning
Top: sun , bottom: a horizontal line as the horizon
When the sun appears above the horizon it is: daybreak.
JLPT -Joyo 7
dark, ambiguous, unclear, doubious
Left: sun/day , right: not yet/ immature (The upper branch of the tree is still shorter =immature.)
The day is still immature: It is dark and ambiguous.

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