Is anybody able to read these two kanji?

Especially the second one that looks so simple yet I can't decipher the radical...

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Those are:

「[寿]{ことぶき}」 (felicitations, longevity, etc.) and

「[無]{む}」 (nil, naught, etc.)

See here for the cursive writing for 「無」. 

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EDIT: The following website looks pretty good though I naturally have not checked everything on it. It gives you an idea of what the cursive looks like for all the basic kanji. You can check 「無」 there. 


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    Wow, I would never of guessed 無 for the second! I thought it looked like 夢 a bit, at least the bottom part (:
    – Locksleyu
    Commented Feb 24, 2016 at 3:52
  • +1 : Anyway, what kind of character recognizer did you use? Commented Feb 24, 2016 at 7:34
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    @YasashiiEirian Huh? I just used my own eyes.
    – user4032
    Commented Feb 24, 2016 at 8:04
  • @Locksleyu Yeah, cursives are very tricky. I will add a link that I think might be of interest.
    – user4032
    Commented Feb 24, 2016 at 8:06

The first one looks like


  • Wow that was indeed super tricky, I would never have guessed... thank you for your help Itrasci and l'électeur ! Commented Feb 24, 2016 at 13:25

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