サン, そろ

calculate, divining, number, abacus, probability

JLPT2 G2 S14 F361

is a depiction of calculating sticks used by being placed in close, circular formation. The relevant seal inscription form of is an abbreviated form# of + an element combining bamboo and pair of hands → arrange bamboo calculating sticks in making calculations → *calculate*; *count* → *estimate*; *number*; *enumerate*; *rank*. The present form substitutes an abbreviated form of (tool) in place of the calculating sticks element.

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