チョウ, は.ねる, と.ぶ, と.び

hop, leap up, spring, jerk, prance, buck, splash, sputter, snap

JLPT1 G7 S13 F1716

As per # (split) + 足 leg/foot → split away from the ground in leaping (compare 躍) → *leap*; *jump*; *spring up*; *hop*; *prance*; *bound about* → *splash*.

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