ケイ, かか.る, かかり, がかり, かか.わる

person in charge, connection, duty, concern oneself

JLPT3 G3 S9 F232

# connection + person (→ human agency) → *connect*; *link*; *lineage*; *relation* → *affect*; *modify* (a verb). *Person in charge* is via reinterpretation of the constituent elements of this character.

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