The Radical: 罒

eyes, (net)    罒

Explanation The Radical yongashira shows the picture of an eye, whereas eye is also: . In some combinations this radical is seen as a net for fishing.

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 5Joyo 2
shopping, purchased goods
kau, BAI
Top: a variant of eye also often seen as a net, (here: net bag), bottom: shell/money (Image of a cone-shell with two feelers/antennas )
With a net bag and money I go for shopping. (Or: I watch the money when shopping.)

JLPT 3Joyo 4
put, place, set
oku, CHI
Top: eye , bottom: direct, immediate, repair (Ten eyes watch the corner ∟: repair it immediately!)
The eye sees immediately what has been put there.

JLPT 2Joyo 5
guilt, sin, crime, offense
tsumi, ZAI
Top: eye , below: not (opposed wings )
The eyes do not want to see this guilt and sin.

JLPT 1Joyo 5
virtue, merit
Left: go , right: ten , eye , heart
Going with ten eyes and one heart demands virtue.

JLPT 1Joyo 6
Constitution, law
From top: roof , growing plant , eye , heart
Under this 'roof' you can grow and it has an eye on the hearts: The constitution.

JLPT 2Joyo 6
government, public office, signature
Top: eye , below: person (The old man shows in the sun his whole person.)
Like an "eye" over the persons. That's the government (i.e. during signatures)

JLPT 1Joyo 7
demolition, break, destroy, ruin
kowareru/su, KAI
Left: earth , right: ten , eye , clothes
Earth in ten eyes and on the clothes: A lot was demolished.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
bosom, chest, long for, tame
futokoro, natsukashii, KAI
Left: feeling , right from top: ten , eye , clothes
I have the feeling that ten eyes are looking at my clothes: At my chest and bosom.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
return, restore
Left: movement , right: eye , var. of sorrow (= Clothes with a big hole causes sorrow.)
The eyes show sorrow (i.e. about where we are) and thus we need a movement of return.

JLPT 2Joyo 7
ring, circular, environment
wa, KAN
Left: king , right: eye , var. of sorrow (= clothes with big hole causes sorrow.)
The king's eyes have (tears of) sorrow when seeing the environment = [かんきょう].

JLPT 1Joyo 7
cable, line, rope
Left: thread , right: hill (Caught in a trawl/dragnet (with pull lines ) the mountain turns into a hill.)
If you have as many threads like a "hill", it could be a rope.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
baron/marquis, peerage(=nobleness), peers
From top: hand reaching down , plate /, var of food and skillful hand
A hand hands over the plates to serve food skillfully to the baron.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
impure, muddy/cloudy liquid, uncleanness
nigoru/su, DAKU
Left: water , right: eye , wrap , insect
If in the water the visibility is poor, such that insects appear as wrapped up it is impure/muddy. (But it clears up, because the (clean) water rises )

JLPT 1Joyo 7
listen carefully, hear
kiku, CHŌ
Left: ear , right: var. of virtue (ten , eye , heart ; not there: "go" )
Your ear shall (do it with virtue) thus as if with 10 eyes and the heart: To listen carefully.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
rather, better, preferably, instead, peaceful
mushiro, NEI
From top: roof , heart , eye , city block (Here as a nail like at 'to strike' )
A roof for my heart and eye instead of this nail is what I rather need to be peaceful.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
punishment, penalty, fine
Top: var. of eye , below: word , knife
Use a (deprecating) stare, words and knifes for: punishing.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
cease, quit, stop, discontinue, cancel, resign, dismissal
makaru, HI
Top: net , below: ability, talent (The nose , body and claws / show [at masks of Nō-theater] the talent)
(If it is full of fish:) The net's capacity has ceased.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
lazy, rude, ridicule, boastful, chronic (disease)
Left: feeling , right: beautiful 曼 (.. when the sun shines on the eyes with long eyelashes )
The feelings that she was such beautiful made her lazy and boastful.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
cartoon (Manga), random, diffuse, boundless
sozoro, MAN
Left: water , right: beautiful 曼 (.. when the sun shines on the eyes with long eyelashes )
With water-(colors it shows: ) the sun and (big) eyes (with eyelashes): The Manga.

JLPT 2Joyo 5
dream, vision
yume, MU
From top: plant , eye , cover , evening
With plants the eyes are covered in the evening: then come the dreams.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
permit, licence, permission, escape, excuse
manukareru, MEN
Image of a rabbit 兔=兎=[うさぎ] on the run: long ear , big eyes , legs , but without tail
With one big ear, two googly eyes and two long legs it: escapes. - This is: ..a permit.

JLPT 1Joyo 7
gauze, net, thin silk
Top: net , below: connection, fiber (The thread at the bird is its connection [.. such that it does not fly away].)
A net made of fibers of thin silk.

JLPT -Joyo 7
insult, revile, abuse(verbally), to curse at
nonoshiru, BA
Top: eye (shows an eye with a pupil, but here: three eyes), bottom: horse (mane in the wind, legs and tail フ)
Three eyes at the horse: Therefore it is insulted.

JLPT -Joyo 7
neglect, ignore, disprize, disesteem
sagesumu, BETSU
From top: grass/plant , eye (With the pupil ロ in the center), garrison 戍 (= The persons (= & ) at the halberds )
(When crossing the border illegally, you need to crawl lying flat.) If your eyes are below the grass, the garrison will neglect you, but also might despise you.


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