The Radical: 禺


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Scorpion    禺

Explanation

Used in these Kanji:
JLPT HSK 2
to leave, to part from, distant, without sth.

Top: trash can (cover and grim [= container with dreadful content]), below: (part of scorpion )
Into the trash with the scorpion, so that it "leaves" us.
JLPT HSK 3
to meet, to encounter, opportunity, chance

Left: movement , right: scorpion (image of a scorpion: combination of a carapace of the insect with long legs )
(A mating/courtship ritual?) Movements of a scorpion with the opportunity to meet someone. (And then they , became accidentially a pair .)
JLPT HSK 4
accidental, image, pair, mate
ǒu
Left: person , right: scorpion (image of a scorpion: combination of a carapace , insect and long legs )
(At first they met with movements 辶) And then the person and the scorpion became accidentially a pair.
JLPT HSK 5
glass, colored glaze

Left: king, jade , right: to part from (Use the trash can for the scorpion , so that it "leaves" us.) [ = skorpion , with hint legs and the sting ]
The king has a pot with scorpions that is made of glass. [Or: The "jade" of the pot with scorpions is: glass.]
JLPT HSK 5
to reside, to imply, to contain

Top: roof , below: scorpion (scorpion with carapace , insect with sting and long legs )
Under the roof even scorpions can reside!
JLPT HSK 6
to be stupid, to cheat or deceive, me or I (modest)

Top: (pictograph of a scorpion: Combination of for carapace, insect (with sting ), long legs ), bottom: heart
The scorpion in its heart is: stupid.
JLPT no HSK
Yu the Great mythical leader who tamed the floods

Top: mouth , bottom: or with insect
Like an insect with hat and wide legs , that is: Yu the Great.
JLPT no HSK
ancient area

Top: sun , bottom: (part of scorpion )
In the explanations used as: scorpion
JLPT no HSK
corner

Left: hill , right: scorpion (pictograph of a scorpion: combination of for carapace, insect , long legs )
On the hill, there are scorpions in every corner.
JLPT no HSK
root of lotus
ǒu
Top: plant , bottom: 耦 (tree with many branches ), scorpion (carapace , insect and long legs )
The plant with the many branches at the scopions is: the roots of lotus.
JLPT no HSK
scorpion
xiē
Left: insect , right: interrogation (=The mouth with tongue enwraps the person in the corner at the interrogation.)
(For torture:) An insect for an interrogation is the scorpion.

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