ケイ, つ.ぐ, まま

inherit, succeed, patch, graft (tree)

JLPT1 G7 S13 F743

The right-hand element# combines slender thread (quadrupled) + bisecting lines → sever, then link the tips of threads extending beyond a framing object. adds thread for emphasis/clarification, but came to indicate *inherit*, *succeed to* or *accede to*, in the sense of linking generations. *Resume* is an associated meaning.

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