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  Early forms show the stretched hide of an animal tied to a frame plus the character for fire, suggesting "stretch an object for drying over a fire (according to which the object shrinks)." In compound characters, this element indicates one of two meanings: a) Stretch (over a fire) or b) Minuteness of size, amount, or attention. (Part 2 of 2) Watch kanji video »
Minute (adj.)
adds person to indicate a minute number of people, and thus the meanings few and little.
adds food/eating to indicate a paucity of food, famine and starvation.
adds jewel to suggest a jewel reduced in size but rendered beautiful by cutting and polishing.
Minute (adj.)
adds power/energy to suggest "pay minute attention to one's work." Thus the meanings work diligently; employment, and be fit for/equal to (a task).
adds words to suggest "pay minute attention to one's words." Associated meanings include circumspection, consideration, caution, and restraint.
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