saikei
"planted landscape"


Character
Components
Japanese (Romanized)
Meanings







 sai









 kei, ke
 judge, decide, cut -- derived from a fancy halberd which might have been thrust into the ground as a marker, used phonetically to express "to plant"








 scene, view, bright









 sai









 boku, moku, ki
 judge, decide, cut -- derived from a fancy halberd which might have been thrust into the ground as a marker, used phonetically to express "to plant"







 tree with sweeping branches, wood





 nichi, kitsu, hi




 kyo, kei
 sun with a sunspot, day, light




 nobleman's house on a hill near the emperor



NOTES

Henshall, Kenneth G.  A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Rutland, VT and Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company; 1988), characters no. 62, 99, 469, 1289.