Today’s #kanji is 商, which is listed under the radical of #くち（口）although 口 is not either its semantic or phonetic element. 商’s semantic element is 冏, which originally means “a plateau.” Its phonetic element is a simplified form of 章.
Meaning: to trade, to deal, the quotient
商（ショウ）: the quotient
商業（ショウギョウ）: commerce, business, trade
商店（ショウテン）: a store, a shop
商品（ショウヒン）: a commodity, an item for sale, a product, goods
画商（ガショウ）: an art dealer
- 海産物商（カイサンブツショウ）: a dealer in marine products
- 穀物商（コクモツショウ）: a grain dealer
- 呉服商（ゴフクショウ）: a kimono merchant
行商（ギョウショウ）: peddling, hawking
年商（ネンショウ）: the yearly turnover
商（あきな）う: to deal in …, to sell
商人（あきんど/ショウニン）: a merchant
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