ジャク, よわ.い, よわ.る, よわ.まる, よわ.める

weak, frail

JLPT2 G2 S10 F958

The relevant seal inscription form combines # (doubling of flexible, curved bow) with two sets of the element pattern → supple, decorated (or ornamental) bows → *weak*; *feeble*; *weaken* (← soft ← supple). Also, *inferior* and *young*. In derivative characters such as , , , 蒻 and 鶸, the two strokes at bottom left parallel each other.

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