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     𦥑
Mandarin
yin2, yi2
English
Definitions
3-5 a.m.; 3rd earthly branch; 3-5 a m; 3rd terrestrial branch; to respect; respectfully; reverence; the third earthly branch
Etymology
Notes
Originally this was an arrow (compare ) that had not yet reached a target; the top was probably the bow – later changed to roof ; at one point hands 𦥑 were added: perhaps indicated the firing of a ceremonial arrow