ケイ, かんが.える, とど.める

think, consider

JLPT0 G7 S15 F2372

Originally, the right-hand element# was (preserved food). The addition of grain/rice suggested the inspection of preserved crops → *consider*; *compare* (← consider/compare in inspecting). Also, *stay*; *remain*; *retain*; *keep* (← preserved).

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