The Radical: 弟


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Meaning
younger brother    弟

Explanation

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT HSK 2
prefix for making an order/ranking (first, second, etc)

Top: bamboo , bottom: bow and feathered arrow λ (Variation of younger brother )
With a bamboo (stick) I show my younger brother the correct order. (= his rank)
JLPT HSK 2
younger brother, I (modest word in letter)

From top: to come out , bow , and an arrow λ
A feathered arrow comes from the bow of my younger brother.
JLPT HSK 3
ladder, stairs, steps

Left: tree , right: younger brother (A feathered arrow λ from the bow of my younger brother.)
It is wooden and for my younger brother (to make him as tall as me): a ladder.
JLPT HSK 3
mother's younger sister, aunt

Left: woman , right: barbarian (= They have big bows ) - (Here: variation of younger brother . His bamboo was simplified to a line )
The woman, who is like my younger brother is the younger aunt.
JLPT HSK 5
to hand over, transmit, deliver, progressively

Left: movement , right: younger brother (A feathered arrow λ from the bow of my younger brother.)
(The young typically had to do the delivery work:) My younger brother's movement is handing over or delivering.
JLPT HSK 6
snivel, nasal mucus, tears

Left: water , right: younger brother (A feathered arrow λ from the bow of my younger brother)
The "water" of your younger brother is his snivel.
JLPT no HSK
older sister

Left: woman , right: variant of younger brother
The woman who takes care of the half-finished younger brother is: the older sister.
JLPT no HSK
to shave (beard), to weed

Left: younger brother (A feathered arrow λ from the bow of my younger brother.), right: knife, to cut
My younger brother (still) cuts himself when shaving.

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