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 –
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𠂤 (Type 1 Phonetic) is a variant of 㠯 as described in 官 (accumulation of objects), being neatly accumulated objects exerting downward pressure. 追 adds 辵 movement → drag a heavy bundle of objects behind oneself (compare 遂) → follow; pursue → add; catch up with → drive off/out; expel.
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