カイ, ケ, あや.しい, あや.しむ

suspicious, mystery, apparition

JLPT1 G7 S8 F1634

# is hand/action indicator + earth → knead a lump of earth/clay (compare and 顆). adds heart/emotions → *odd* feelings aroused by the figure of a lumpy, mysterious object (compare 鬼) → *mystery*; *wonder*; *doubt*; *suspicion*; *strange*; *dubious*.

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