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  A pictograph of animal bones and tortoise shells baked in divination rites, showing the curving cracks/splits that were scrutinized in fortunetelling. Thus the meanings sign, indication, and omen. Symptom is an extended meaning, while trillion is a borrowing. (Part 1 of 3) Watch kanji video »
Split
adds hand/action indicator to indicate "split (an object/group) apart." Challenge, attempt, and defy are associated meanings.
adds movement to suggest "split away in evasion." Thus the meanings run away, flee, evade, or escape. Associated meanings include set free, miss, miss an opportunity, fail to catch, and shirk.
adds person to suggest a person hesitant (= split) with regard to choices. Frivolity is an associated meaning.
Split; (abbreviated form)
adds woman. Here, the element in question is an abbreviated form of the character "peach," likening a woman's beauty to that of peach blossoms. Thus the meanings beautiful and handsome.
adds words to suggest words that provoke a split (between friends/allies etc.). Order (goods) is an extended meaning in the sense of setting something in motion.
adds metal to indicate a plow, an implement with split prongs. Pot is a borrowed meaning.
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Many kanji with ON (Sino-Japanese) readings ending –TSU (KATSU, SETSU, TOTSU etc.) have meanings connected with the idea "cut/divide/reduce." What is the principal ON reading of 殺 (kill; originally, cut to pieces)?

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