ショク, シキ, お.る, お.り, おり, おり, お.り, こおり, こり, のり

weave, fabric

JLPT1 G5 S18 F608

The relevant oracle bone form of combines stake + an abbreviated form of 辛 needle/cutting tool → use a sharp implement to notch a stake, creating a marker. # replaces 辛 with 音 sound → mark/pay attention to a sound. adds thread → *weave* a *banner* that serves as a marker → *silk fabrics*.

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