ショク, やぶさ.か, おし.む

miserly, stingy, sparing

JLPT0 G13 S0 F5000

An abbreviated form of 麥 barley/grain plus an element# depicting a granary → piles of barley/grain in a granary → *stingy*; *sparing*; *grudging* (← be reluctant to part with stored goods). Compare 貪.

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