ソウ, あき.らか, さわ.やか, たがう

refreshing, bracing, resonant, sweet, clear

JLPT1 G7 S11 F2333

The relevant oracle bone form of this character is stand outstretched + an X on both sides of the chest# → clear the heart and body of impurities → *clear*; *refreshing* (compare and ). Later, each of the X marks was replaced by well, with the present form in turn replacing the elements with .

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