ソウ, ふた, たぐい, ならぶ, ふたつ, ふ

pair, set, comparison, counter for pairs

JLPT2 G7 S4 F1029

The top element# is 隹 short, squat bird (doubled) → one bird facing another. 雙 adds hand/action indicator → *pair* of birds taken in hand → *two*; *counter for pairs of objects*; *match*.

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