ショ, ところ, こ, お.る

dispose, manage, deal with, sentence, condemn, act, behave, place

JLPT3 G6 S5 F547

leg/foot pointed downward + # desk/table → stop and rest on/against a desk, chair, or other furniture (compare ) → *place*; *point in time* (place an object where it belongs). Later, 虍 tiger was appended to suggest the pronunciation, but the present form reverts to the original.

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