ホウ, ブ, たてまつ.る, まつ.る, ほう.ずる, とも, やす

observance, offer, present, dedicate

JLPT1 G7 S8 F1624

The relevant bronzeware inscription form is hand/action indicator + an element# combining pair of hands and (cone-shaped, fruit-bearing ears of grain) → spread/extend the arms in presenting an offering → *present*; *offer* → *serve*; *honor*; *revere*; *obey*. Also, *receive* (← receive by spreading/extending the arms).

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