キョク, ま.がる, ま.げる, くま, まがた

bend, music, melody, composition, pleasure, injustice, fault, curve, crooked, perverse, lean

JLPT3 G3 S6 F810

A depiction of a curved ruler or measuring implement → *bend*; *curve* → *tilt*; *turn*; *crooked*; *distorted* → *melody* (← tune which alternates high and low notes).

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