ゴウ, さけ.ぶ, よびな

nickname, number, item, title, pseudonym, name, call

JLPT3 G3 S5 F585

is an object that extends before bending (compare ). is mouth + # both for the idea of bending and for the sound to simulate a cry or calling noise produced by bending the throat → *call*; *name* → *number*; *indicator*. In Japan, is a Shinjitai (new character form) replacing 號.

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