head

(bean) Same-ON + (terrorist) + (shellfish/money)
★★★★★
16 strokes
COCKSTRONGMR
(COCK: even though the ON-yomi of 頭 is TOU, the head MUTANT RADICAL is STRONG for GAN).

Mutants

headright

Onyomi

TOU

I hate you from you head down to your TOES.

Mnemonic

The average human's head is shaped like a bean, full of thoughts about terror and money.

Kunyomi

あたま head
★★★★★

Jukugo

頭痛(ずつう)

headache ★★★☆☆ FP
(head) + (hurts!!!) = 頭痛 (headache)

頭が悪い(あたまがわるい)

mouth-breathing, no-brain idiot ★★☆☆☆
(head) + (bad) = 頭が悪い (mouth-breathing, no-brain idiot)

頭いいね(あたまいいね!)

Mr. Smart guy! ★★☆☆☆ SARC

Means 'You're smart!' . . . or maybe it means 'Well, you're a sly one, aren't you?' (if they say the at the end, chances are it's the latter)

Lookalikes

Meaning Hint Radical
head BEAN
face HAIR
territory COMMAND
beseech HIGH PLAIN

Your head looks like a BEAN,

but your face has beard HAIR on it.

I COMMAND my territory,

but you beseech me to keep my army off the HIGH PLAINS.

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