ヒ, くら.べる, い, ぴっ
compare, race, ratio, Philipines
JLPT2 G5 S4 F329
The relevant bronzeware inscription form shows two persons, one immediately behind the other, suggesting "line up people" → *line up*; *objects of a similar kind* → *compare* (← compare two objects by lining them up); *rate*. For the idea of lining up, see also 竝 and 方.
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