ホウ, かた, かた, がた, から, な, なた, ふさ, まさ, みち, も, わ
direction, person, alternative
JLPT4 G2 S4 F46
A depiction of rafts/boats moored side by side → *side*; *line up* → *direction* (← spread in all directions ← spread right and left) → *compare* (← side); *skill*; *method* (← direction); *square* (← spread in equal amounts). *Person* is via locational usage as seen in 樣.
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