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 and Hikaru Morimoto
– Covering more than 6,500 Chinese characters as used in Japan –
Kanji Search Results
BIS shows 又 hand + a line, indicating a hand or (thin) finger settled upon another object (compare 博, 封, and 専) → unit of measurement (approximately that of a finger).
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