サン, ち.る, ち.らす, ち.らす, ち.らかす, ち.らかる, ばら, ちる

scatter, disperse, spend, squander

JLPT3 G4 S12 F758

The relevant seal inscription form shows to be a variant of a character that is ?as described in 麻 (hemp) + an element combining flesh and action indicator → shred and *scatter* vegetable matter or flesh → *resolve*; *remove*; *pointless*. For the idea of shredding or stripping away, and for the graphical evolution of as well, compare the remnant element above 食 in 餐.

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