ガイ

harm, injury

JLPT3 G4 S10 F358

The relevant bronzeware inscription form combines # as described in (cut through and separate) + mouth → *harm* or *damage* caused by something cut/bitten through and thus separated → *prevent*/*hinder* (← prevent/hinder by separating). In the derivative characters and 豁, the lower vertical stroke of extends down to the element.

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