Today’s #kanji is #妻, which is listed under the radical of #おんな（女）. According to 大修館 新漢和辞典, one theory says it’s made of 女 (a woman)、ほうき（a broom) and 手 (a hand) and the other theory says it’s made of 女 (a woman) and 疌. Either way, can you guess what it means?
Meaning: a wife
妻子（サイシ/つまこ）: n. one’s wife and children, one’s family
妻女（サイジョ）: n. a wife
妻帯（サイタイ）する: vi. to marry, to be/get married
後妻（ゴサイ）: n. a second/another wife
前妻（センサイ/ゼンサイ）: n. one’s former wife, one’s ex-wife
夫妻（フサイ）: n. husband and wife
妻（つま）: n. a wife
妻（サイ）: n. my wife
妻問（つまどい）婚（コン）: n. a system of marriage in which the husband visits the wife at her home
人妻（ひとづま）: n. a married woman, somebody’s wife
稲妻（いなずま）: n. (a flash of) lightning – strictly speaking, it is incorrect to write it いなづま.