イ, い.やす, い.する, くすし

doctor, medicine

JLPT4 G3 S7 F437

As per # (contain; cover) + 酉 alcohol container → medicinal brew in a container → *doctor*; *cure*. The present form combines contain/conceal and arrow, a character originally indicating arrows stretching from beyond a quiver or other container. combines contain/conceal and arrow → arrows stretching from beyond a quiver or other container.

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