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JLPT: N3

School Grade: 5th (10 years old)

This character is a combination of ⺅ the person radical and 壬, which derives from the image of a spindle on which thread is wound. Here 壬 is acting phonetically to express “burden,” which together with ⺅ gives the “burden borne by a person,” or “duty.”