イン, かげ, かげ.る

shade, yin, negative, sex organs, secret, shadow

JLPT1 G7 S11 F1393

# is (rising vapors) + (contain) → be clouded over and gloomy. 陰 adds 阜 piled earth → cloud-shadowed side of a hill → *be clouded over*; *shadow*; *dark*; *obscure* → *back/behind*; *negative*; *gloomy*.

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