ジ, ニ, え, えば, えさ, もち

food, bait, prey, tempting profit

JLPT0 G7 S15 F2277

As per # (supple) + 食 food/eating → soft dumpling → *bait*; *lure*; *feed* → *tempt*; *entice*; *decoy* (← lure). Note that for the 食 element, some publications prefer the style that appears in 饑, 飩 and other characters, which adds another stroke to the count.

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