The kanji means to find or to search for. A good way to remember the kanji is by its pronunciation which is "kyu" aka. "¶å that makes the bottom part of the character. since the word ¸¦µæ means research. An image of a scientist working 9am-9pm, going crazy.
(Contributed by: Jenna Juwono of Wesleyan Univeristy on 4/9/07)
This kanji means "to study exhaustively, investigate thoroughly, delve into, go to the bottom of." The top part of this kanji is the same as for "sky" ¶õ¡¥The bottom part means "strength." So, no one under the sky is investigating something harder.
(Contributed by: Stephanie Yarger of Wesleyan University '08 on 4/16/07)