セン, エン, うらや.む, あまり

envious, be jealous, covet

JLPT0 G7 S13 F5000

Abbreviated form of (meals; provisions) + the top element as described in (drool with desire) → (figuratively/actually) drool with desire for food (compare ) → *covet*; *yearn for* → *envy*. *Be left over* and *remainder* are borrowed meanings.

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