コウ, かんが.える, かんが.え, たか

consider, think over

JLPT4 G2 S6 F196

A variant of # as described in (extend then bend) + an abbreviated form of (aged) → elderly person with a bent back (compare ). *Think* and *consider* are borrowed meanings, via . Extended meanings include *idea*; *opinion*; *suggestion*; *intention*; *discretion*; *expectations*; *imagination*; *reflect on*; *prepare* (for); *intend to*; *expect* (that); *imagine* (that); and *contrive* (to). also refers to one's deceased father; the character for one's deceased mother is .

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