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Kanji: 売 sell

JLPT N4 | 7 Strokes

On: ばい
Kun:
う.る

Meaning: sell

Kanji Parts: 

  • 士 scholar; warrior; gentleman
  • 冖 cover; crown
  • 儿 legs

Mnemonic Story: 

The gentleman warrior 士 sells his spoils of war: crowns 冖 and enemy legs 儿.

Examples:

  • 販売【はんばい】 sales; selling; marketing
  • 売買【ばいばい】 trade; buying and selling
  • 商売【しょうばい】 trade; business; commerce
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