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  A variant form of a character indicating a garden with extensive vegetation, emphasizing the "extend" rather than the "garden" aspect. Thus the meanings extend, spread, and prolong. Postpone and total of are associated meanings. Watch kanji video »
Extend
adds words to suggest "extend the truth in boasting." Birth is a borrowed meaning.
adds earth to indicate the end of a long stretch of land. Boundary and land's end are associated meanings, with path leading to a grave by extension.
adds water to indicate an extensive trail of saliva. Slobber is an associated meaning.
Extend
adds grass/plant to indicate the idea of extending vegetation in weaving mats. Grow thick and straw mat (compare the character below) are associated meanings.
adds bamboo to suggest the idea of weaving using extensive strips of bamboo. Thus the meaning (straw) mat (compare the character above). Seat is an associated meaning.
adds insect/creature in its original sense of a snake to emphasize serpentine movement. Thus the meanings serpentine and wind along in a serpentine fashion.
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