トウ, こた.える, こた.え, どう

solution, answer

JLPT4 G2 S12 F486

As per # (press/fit together) + bamboo → fit/fasten a cover upon a bamboo vessel → *answer*; *solve* (← answer/solution that corresponds to a question ← lid that corresponds to a container) → *repay*; *reward* (← make a fitting return).

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