ギョウ, ゴウ, わざ, なり, のぶ

business, vocation, arts, performance

JLPT4 G3 S13 F43

A depiction of a stand with notched wooden supports on both ends. Heavy bells and/or drums were suspended from a wooden bar that was placed atop of (and connected) a pair of such stands (compare ), exerting pressure upon the notches → *work/act* (← create notches) → *skill*; *occupation*. Also, *karma* (← result of acts taken).

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