Free Online Kanji Etymology Dictionary
(A comprehensive Free Online Kanji Etymology Dictionary for the Web)
An Etymological Dictionary of Chinese Character Interpretations
By Lawrence J. Howell
– Covering more than 6,500 Chinese characters as used in Japan –
Kanji Search Results
S/B depicts a soft, yielding sack into which goods are placed (compare 襄) → enter; put/allow in; let in; take in; hold/accommodate; contain; carry/stock (goods); go/come in. Need/require is a borrowed meaning.
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