キュウ, いそ.ぐ, いそ.ぎ

hurry, emergency, sudden, steep

JLPT4 G3 S9 F309

The relevant seal inscription form shows to have originally consisted of # (press on) + heart/emotions → feelings of being pressed upon → *rush*; *hurry*; *hasten* → *sudden*; *emergency*; *steep*.

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