サン, シン, まい.る, まじわる, みつ

three, going, coming, visiting

JLPT0 G13 S0 F5000

The relevant bronzeware inscription form combines # (hair fully layered over the head) + a depiction of a young woman with three slender hairpins thrust deep into and commingling with her hair (compare and ) → *three* → *join*; *mix*; *meet* (← groups of three people commingling in coming, going or visiting ← three pins commingled in the hair) → *come*; *go*; *visit*; *obey*. As with , , and , this character is used as a substitute for the usual number (in this case, ) in documents as a precaution against forgery.

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