ベン, メン, うかんむり
shaped crown, katakana u radical (no. 40)
JLPT0 G13 S0 F5000
An abbreviated form of the covering element of a particular character, the shared final -N suggesting that the most likely candidates are 寒, 宴, 安, 賓 and 寅. In these and other dual-element characters 宀 suggests a roof, one concealing the contents of a building → *roof*; *building*.
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