カン, わ, たま, たまき

ring, circle, link, wheel

JLPT1 G7 S17 F409

# was originally 袁 (wrap about/enclose) + eye → all-encompassing observation (compare 觀). In derivative characters, the "all-encompassing" aspect of takes the aspect "circularity." adds jewel → jeweled *ring*/bracelet → *circle*; *surround*. *Return* is a borrowed meaning via 還. For "ring," compare 鐶; for "bracelet," compare 釧.

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