On the other hand, as a radical, it means "god",and it is seen really often.
STRONG RADICAL for the ON-yomi of SHIN.
The line goes above and below the rice field, because rice fields represent Earth, but God goes from Heaven (above) to Hell (below).
|( と ) もう＊す||
When you're talking to a superior person, you use 申す instead of 言う to describe your own speech. (Instead of saying, 'My name is Ruttiger', you'd say 'Ruttigerともうします！’）
really really really sorry. That your mom got big-boned.
an application (for a loan or to go to college, etc)
A formal way of saying, 'application.'
|甲||turtle shell||line goes DOWN|
|由||freedom / reason||line goes UP|
|申||humbly say||LINE GOES UP AND DOWN|
The turtle's head(甲) goes DOWN into its shell.
But you have the freedom to reach UP(由) to the stars.
GOD (申)is infinite so the line sticks OUT ON BOTH SIDEZZZ.