Free Online Kanji Etymology Dictionary
(A comprehensive Free Online Kanji Etymology Dictionary for the Web)
An Etymological Dictionary of Chinese Character Interpretations
By Lawrence J. Howell and Hikaru Morimoto
– Covering more than 6,500 Chinese characters as used in Japan –
Kanji Search Results
屚 (Type 1 Phonetic) is 尸 (here a shape indicator suggesting a roof) + 雨 rain/natural phenomena → raindrops leaking through a roof. 漏 adds 水 water (for further emphasis) → leak → spill; escape; shine through → divulge; confide; reveal → give vent to; reject; omit.
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