ア, つ.ぐ, や, つぎ, つぐ
Asia, rank next, come after, -ous
JLPT1 G7 S7 F1509
A depiction of a square or rectangular foundation, *subordinate* to and pressured by the structure that fills it (compare 虛) → *sub*. *Asia* is via the phonetic construction 亞細亞.
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