オク, や, た

roof, house, shop, dealer, seller

JLPT4 G3 S9 F616

here a variant of # (lumpy object) + shape indicator (→ cover) → lumpy covering object, such as the *roof* of a *house* or *shop* → *cover*; *business*. Also, *dealer* and *seller* (← the same semantic progression from "house/place of business" to "tradesman" as found in ).

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