カン, ケン

saguaro-like kanji, horn-shaped locks of hair, young, tender

JLPT0 G13 S0 F5000

A depiction of two boards pierced by an elliptical connecting rod (compare and 穿). Later, came to refer to a *children's hairstyle* in which two tufts or braids were run through and held in place by a hairpin.

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