一日一字

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JLPT: N1

School Grade: 6th (11 years old)

This character developed from a pictograph of a person putting on a mask. Through association, this led to meanings such as “being different from normal,” and “strange appearance.” This meanings eventually gave way to today’s meanings of “differ” and “strange.”