カイ

kidnap, falsify

JLPT1 G7 S8 F1498

# combines an abbreviated form of (joint of a bone) + sword/knife → sever/separate a limb from its joint. adds hand/action indicator to reinforce the idea of physical separation, eventually acquiring the specific sense of separating a person from his/her kin → *kidnap*. Also,*deceive* (← use deception in kidnapping).

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