Meaning: a body, a shape

Reading: タイ、テイ、からだ

体力(タイリョク): physical strength, stamina
体育(タイイク): physical education
体験(タイケン): (personal, practical) experience
身体(シンタイ): the body, the person, the system
   身体 can be read as からだ
人体(ジンタイ): a human body
正体(ショウタイ): one’s true character, an original form
全体(ゼンタイ): the whole (body)


体裁(テイサイ): appearance
体(テイ)たらく: a nasty state of affairs, a mess


体(からだ): a body, one’s whole body

#体 is made of にんべん(イ , a person) and 本 (the base), so you can remember that a human body is the base of everything!
Having said that, 体 used to be an informal variant of 體 or 躰, so you cannot use 本 as a pronunciation indicator.
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