Today’s #kanji is 備, which is listed under its semantic element of #にんべん(亻), which suggests a connection with a person. Its phonetic element is the character on the right hand side (I cannot bring it up by itself).

Meaning: to provide
Reading: ビ、そな

備考(コウ): a note, remarks, an explanatory note
備品(ヒン): fixtures, furnishings, fittings, equipment
警備(ケイ)する: to defend, to guard, to keep watch on…
準備(ジュン)する: to prepare, to arrange (for departure), to make arrangements (for …), to provide for/against…, to reserve
整備(セイ)する: to service, to keep in good condition; to fit out, to equip with …
設備(セツ): equipment, provision, installation
装備(ソウ)する: to equip, to furnish, to fit out
予備(ヨ)の: preparatory, introductory; reserve, spare

備(そな)える: vt. to stock, to install; to provide, to prepare; to have
備(そな)わる: vi to be provided, to be equipped, (for a person) to possess, (for something) to be inherent in …

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  • にんべん

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