ヒ, いな, いや

negate, no, noes, refuse, decline, deny

JLPT3 G6 S7 F561

As per # (refusal; negation) + mouth → oral *refusal/negation/denial* → *no*; *bad*; *otherwise*; *whether or not* → *as soon as*; *no sooner than* (← practically no time between the occurrence of two events). In derivative characters such as and , conveys the concept "bulge," a carryover influence of .

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