sticky, glutinous, greasy, persevere
JLPT1 G7 S11 F1410
As per 占# (fixed in place) + 米 rice → sticky, *glutinous* rice (compare 黍) → *stick/adhere to*; *persevere*; *linger*. In connection with 黍 and the meaning "glutinous," note a variant form 黏.
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