The Radical: 辶


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movement    辶

Explanation The radical shinnyuu stands for movement and thus has the same meaning as the very similar radical ennyou

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT 4Joyo 2
distance, far, distant
i, EN
Left: movement , right: (Chinese only) long robe (... down to the ground extends the sleeve of these clothes .)
The movement (to the land of) long robes (i.e. to Japan) is a far distance.

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JLPT 4Joyo 2
near, close
chikai, KIN
Left: movement , right: axe
What an axe reaches with its movement is: near/close.

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JLPT 4Joyo 2
pass, commute, communicate
ru, kayou, TSŪ
Left: movement , right: 甬 (bent person , and use/usage (= A fence can be used.)
The bent person needs movement for passing through (commuting).

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JLPT 5Joyo 2
street, way, path
michi, DŌ, TŌ
Left: movement , right: head (eye with bushy eyebrow )
The heads are in motion on the street.

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JLPT 4Joyo 3
transport, luck, fortune, chance
hakobu, UN
Left: movement , right: army (... with covered vehicles = camouflage) [cf. accompany ]
An army that moves needs: luck at the transport.

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JLPT 5Joyo 2
week
SHŪ
Left: movement , right: around, circumference (Also an enclosed luck affects the surrounding.) [ = A samurai with a full mouth is happy ]
The movement takes a round of a week.

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JLPT 4Joyo 3
go forward, advance
susumu, SHIN
Left: movement , right: bird
(Birds can not fly backwards:) Birds move forward!

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JLPT 4Joyo 3
send, dispatch
okuru,
Left: movement , right: sth. coming out (e.g. steam) and sky, heaven
Out of heaven, this movement was sent.

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JLPT 3Joyo 3
chase, pursue, follow
ou, TSUI
Left: movement , right: a pair of buttocks (both cheeks)
(I see him from behind:) his buttocks in movement when I chase or follow him.

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JLPT 3Joyo 3
return, replace
kaesu/ru, HEN
Left: movement , right: against/opposition (Climbing the cliff by hand ? I am opposing!)
A movement into the 'opposite' means to return.

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JLPT 3Joyo 3
play, amuse, relax
asobu, YŪ, YU
From left: Movement , direction , lying person and a child
In (various) directions you can lie and be a child when moving, while: playing!

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JLPT 3Joyo 4
choice, choose, selection
erabu, yoru, SEN
Left: movement , right: 2 x self/me , together (Put the plants on the table together)
(i.e. when dancing:) Both can do the movements each themselves or together: It's their choice.

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JLPT 3Joyo 3
fast, quick, speed
hayai, sumiyaka, SOKU
Left: movement 辶, right: bundle (Plants , like sheafs of rice (cf. ) are bound with a ribbon to a bundle )
If you bundle it, the movement (= transport) is faster.

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JLPT 3Joyo 4
accomplish, gain, attain, plural suffix
-tachi, TATSU
Left: movement , right: variation of luck (earth (=grazing lands ) and sheep )
For (new grazing) lands the sheep need to move, for: accomplishment. (Or: With a kind of luck and movements [=activity] you can accomplish.)

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JLPT 3Joyo 4
environs, vicinity, neighborhood
atari, be, HEN
Left: movement , right: sword
What the movement of a sword can reach, is in the environs.

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JLPT 3Joyo 4
accompany, line up, join, group, clique
tsureru, tsuraneru, REN
Left: movement , right: vehicle (A hand-cart seen from above with axle , loading area and two wheels )
In a moving vehicle I accompany the group of my clique.

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JLPT 2Joyo 5
excessive, go beyond, overdo, exceed, error
sugiru, ayamachi, KA
Left: movement , right: vertebrae (pictograph cf. , bone/skeleton)
When the vertebrae move, an excessive overdo can be an error.

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JLPT 2Joyo 5
reverse, opposite, revolt
sakarau, GYAKU
Left: movement , right: (Chinese only:) disobedient or opposing (out of , one , var. of mountain with one middle peak up- and downwards
When the peaks of moving mountains are in different directions, it stands for: "reverse"

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JLPT 2Joyo 5
narrate, express, tell, mention, relate
noberu, JUTSU
Left: movement , right: 术 (tree with a mark )
The marked tree moves and wants to narrate something.

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JLPT 2Joyo 5
manufacture, make, build, create
tsukuru,
Left: movement , right: proclaim, tell, announce (The cow opens the mouth to announce sth.)
Announcing with a movement that something shall be manufactured.

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退
JLPT 2Joyo 5
retreat, withdraw, resign, retire
shirizoku/keru, TAI
Left: movement , right: not good ('good' would be , but here the accent is missing, thus 'not good')
The movement is 'Not good' if it means to retreat.

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JLPT 2Joyo 5
suitable, fit, agree
TEKI
Left: movement , right: old emperor (combination of emperor and old )
The old emperor moves suitable and fitting.

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JLPT 2Joyo 5
guide, conduct, lead
michibiku,
Top: way, street (The movement of heads on the street. [head = eye with bushy eyebrows ] ), below: skillful hand
On this way a skillful hand will guide us.

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JLPT 2Joyo 5
perplexed, astray, hesitate, to err, lost
mayou, MEI
Left: movement , right: rice (Here: From a central point it radiates into eight directions.)
Who moves in eight directions is astrayed and perplex.

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JLPT 1Joyo 6
bequeath, leave behind, lose, vestiges
I, YUI
Left: movement , right: valuable (In the middle is one with money , who is valuable.)
In the movement, valuables were left behind.

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JLPT 2Joyo 7
difference, differ
chigau, I
Left: movement , right: averted from the center (var. of 5 , center , 5 (upside down)= twice five averted from center
The movement five-fold away from the center makes the difference (and is admirable ).

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
deviate, go astray, escape, avert, idleness, miss the mark
soreru/rasu, ITSU
Left: movement , right: escape, permit (an escaping rabbit 兔=兎=[うさぎ] - long ear , two big eyes , legs )
The zig-zag-escape-movement of a rabbit is deviating.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
return, restore
KAN
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.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
meet, encounter, to handle, entertain, see, to deal with

Left: movement , right: scorpion (pictograph of a scorpion: carapace of the insect with long legs )
(A mating/courtship ritual?) Movements of a scorpion to meet someone. (And then they , became accidentially a pair )

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JLPT 2Joyo 7
greet, welcome, meet, invite
mukaeru, GEI
Left: movement , right: ([at the left] an odd person bowing down deeply [at the right])
The movement of an odd person bowing down deeply is a: Greeting.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
dispatch, send, use, donate, undertake
tsukau, yaru, KEN
Left: movement , right: center , one , buttocks (picture!)
From our center (= group) one buttocks shall move: for the dispatching.

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JLPT 2Joyo 7
crowd, be filled, in a bulk, put in, include
komu/meru,
Left: movement , right: to enter (The person retracts his head to enter.)
When entering, the movements cause a crowd.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
intercept, obstruct, interrupt
saegiru, SHA
Left: movement , right: common, various (In a building 广 the objects 廿 on the fire are various) - Here: 廿 as the horns of animals, cf.: leather
(No free-range livestock): We have the stable/hutch 广 for the animals (horns 廿 and 4 legs ) such that their movement is: intercept/ interrupted.
广 廿
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JLPT 1Joyo 7
patrol, go around, circumference
meguru, JUN
Left: movement , right: (var. of river , here: the badge of rank of US-army sergeants)
The movement of the US-sergeant is to tour his cycles during patrol.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
obedience, follow rules, abide by, obey (a law)
JUN
Left: movement , right: esteem, honor (Serving out of the wine mug with a skillful hand is honorific.)
Honorific movements show your obedience.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
rapid, fast, swift, intense
hayai, JIN
Left: movement , right: ten and simplification of a crane (cf. to fly )
Ten cranes move rapidly.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
achieve, accomplish, attain, realize, commit (suicide)
tsui, togeru, SUI
Combination of: chasing [The pig (= ), moves , when you chase it] and: 'out of' (here as a goal marked by two poles )
The chasing into the goal is: "accomplishing and achieving".

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
follow, comply, notwithstanding
ZUI
From left: hill , movement , have, exist (I have a hand and a body , thus: I'm existing!)
(It is the gravity:) At the hill exists a (downward) movement, which (everything) follows.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
marrow (inside a bone), medulla, inner core
ZUI
From left: bone (from top: pictograph of a vertebra, body/flesh ), movement , have, exist (I have a hand and a body , thus: I'm existing!)
Within the bones it exists and it can be "moved" out: the marrow.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
die, death, deceased, departed
yuku, SEI
Left: movement , right: to break (A hand with an axe can make things break.)
If the movement breaks, you die.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
transition, shift, move, transfer, change
utsuru, SEN
Left: movement , right: west 西, big , I/myself
A movement in the west by the "Big Self" (= western egoism), means a real transition.
西
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JLPT 1Joyo 7
encounter, meet, associate, join
au,
Left: movement , right: companion (Such that ground is broken up by 2 sprouts in the field , the sun is needed: and a caring companion.)
Companions need to move, if they want to encounter.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
apprehend, chase, seize, catch up
TAI
Left: movement 辶, right: (Hand ヨ/ and an animal [e.g. cat] with a tail and four extremities/limb spreading away from the body.)
When the hand seizes the tail of the animal in one movement, it has caught it.

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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.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
chase, pursue, one after another
ou, CHIKU
Left: movement , right: pig (cf. )
The pigs move when you chase them.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
in sequence, relay, communication, gradually
TEI
Left: movement , right: shield , two cloth
Move the shield and then two layers of cloth, that's the sequence.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
transfer, change, alternation, reshuffle
TETSU
Left: movement , right: lose/disappear (I emphasize (= accent) it is the husband who will lose.) [husband = big person with extra-caring arms ]
(Think of a pendulum) There is a loss in movement (momentum) in the transfer/change.

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JLPT 2Joyo 7
route, road, way
TO
Left: movement , right: excess, rest, remain (A heap is on an altar [=to show] in excess.)
Movement in abundance on this route.

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JLPT 2Joyo 7
escape, evade, run away
nigeru/gasu, nogareru/su,
Left: movement , right: sign/omen (But here as an image of radiating outwardly from a center in all directions)
Movements in all different directions is a sign of escape.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
transparent, permeate, clear, translucent
suku/kasu/keru,
Left: movement , right: excellent (= A rice plant plump like a 'pregnancy belly' is excellent.)
(The praise because he cleaned the windows for the first time in 10 years:) Excellent, this movement, and it became transparent again.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
urge, oppress, force, push, imminent
semaru, HAKU
Left: movement , right: white (The shine of the sun makes it white.)
(The Imperialism came from Europe:) This "white" movement has urged and oppressed.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
evade, avoid, ward off, avert
sakeru, HI
Left: movement , right: anal penetration/torture (buttock from the side , anus with needle as symbol for penetration or torture)
Movements which mean torture should be evaded.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
everywhere, widely used, universally
amaneku, HEN
Left: movement , right: door plate (= a door with a writing tablet )
Moveable door plates are everywhere.

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JLPT 1Joyo 7
sew, stitch, embroider
nuu,
From left: thread , movement , pointed, needle-shaped (When sitting cross-legged on the peak of a growing plant 丰, you feel it pointed. )
The thread gets pointed (= provided with a pointed needle) and is moved when: sewing.

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JLPT -Joyo 7
go upstream, reverse movement
sakanoboru, SO
Left: reverse, opposite [movement out to the mountain and downwards movements are reversed], right: body part /
If you reverse your body, you go backwards: upstream.

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JLPT -Joyo 7
modest, humble
SON
From left: movement , child , system, lineage (A stroke as the thread of the lineage.)
With this movement you make yourself a child and systematically show your modesty.

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JLPT -Joyo 7
riddle, puzzle, enigma
nazo,
Left: word , right: astray, illusion (Who moves [from a center] into eight directions is astrayed and perplex.)
The words are astraying in a riddle.

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