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An Etymological Dictionary of Chinese Character Interpretations
By Lawrence J. Howell

– Covering more than 6,500 Chinese characters as used in Japan –

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反 (4)   ハン ; タン    そ(らす・る)    S/B

S/B shows hand/action indicator + a thin sheet of wood → curve a thin piece of wood back upon itself → bend back; return; warp; reverse; flutter; on the contrary; anti-rebel; disobey. Counter for cloth or paddies/fields is a borrowing.
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