シュウ, おそ.う, かさ.ね, そい

attack, advance on, succeed to, pile, heap

JLPT1 G7 S22 F1130

龖 is 龍 dragon (doubled) → dragons pressed closely together in flight. 襲 combines 龍 (an abbreviated form# of 龖) + 衣 clothing → wear layers of clothing (← double/pile up garments) → *inherit*; *succeed to* (← add goods, offices etc. to those already in one's possession). Also, *attack*; *sweep over* and *seize* (← attack like dragons in flight).

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