ヨウ, もち.いる, たから

utilize, business, service, use, employ

JLPT4 G2 S5 F107

The relevant oracle bone form of this character depicts a stick being run through a rectangular board, piercing a hole → *use*; *action* → *have a need* → *go to the toilet* (← have a need to relieve oneself).

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