オウ, おく, おく.まる, くま, お, おお, おん, つ, のく

heart, interior

JLPT2 G7 S12 F1018

The relevant seal inscription form is # (act jointly) + an element combining 釆 scattered seeds (→ fine objects) and roof/building → people searching for a small object in the *deep*, winding recesses of a structure (compare and ) → *recesses* (of a valley); *depths*; *secret*; *inner part*; *in one's heart* → *obscure*; *mysterious*; *profound*. Also, *corner*, *back room* and *wife* (← woman kept in seclusion).

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