カン, あま.い, あま.える, あま.やかす, うま.い, かも

sweet, coax, pamper, be content, sugary

JLPT2 G7 S5 F1248

The relevant bronzeware inscription form is mouth + a line#, indicating (sweet/rich) food contained and thus concealed within the mouth → *tasty*; *mild*; *delicious* → *sweet* (← sweet food contained in the mouth) → *indulgent*; *lenient*; *spoil* (a person) (← be overly sweet) → *insufficiently serious*; *overly optimistic*; *loose*; *take advantage* → *be content* (with); *be resigned* (to); *accept* (← indulge oneself and take the easy way out).

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