レイ, もど.す, もど.る

re-, return, revert, resume, restore, go backwards

JLPT3 G7 S7 F890

Originally, dog/beast + not but rather # (exert continuous downward pressure) → fend off repeated, frenetic attacks from a dog or beast → *go/come back*; *return*. Associated meanings include *be contrary*, (barely) *reach* and *restore*. Also, *violate* and *vomit* (← contrary), as well as *be settled*. As with , is now replaced by .

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