チュウ, ひる

daytime, noon

JLPT4 G2 S9 F1115

The relevant seal inscription form combines an abbreviated form# of (written work) + sun/day surrounded by straight lines on all four sides → (written) demarcation of sunshine from darkness → *noon*; *afternoon*; *daytime*. eliminates the two vertical strokes toward the bottom of the character.

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