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HEI


meaning: C, 3rd

== hei [also: hinoe] == (noun) 3rd in rank, third sign of the Chinese calendar
甲乙丙 == kouotsuhei == (noun) ABC, '1, 2 and 3'




Originally a pictograph of an altar, this character was borrowed to express its current meanings. Henshall suggests taking it as 'inside' (内) and 'one' (一), and as a mnemonic: 'Thirty shells cause indignant feelings.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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