09

This shape encloses the top and the heading direction to put some affair in,
symbolizing that the contents is some intangible matter. (何らかのことがらが入る枠の形の記号)

* This base shape has been renewed (since April '05)
The original shape was , but now the vertical line was shortened as .
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the hand-shape-sign:
the horizontally extended four fingers are
at right angle to the hand; the direction is free.
(4指を付け根から直角に折る)

the hand-movement-sign: drawing the base shape starting from horizontal line (横線からスタート)

name: [ko] (co sound of coat ) ( コ )

ASCII: L (the similar shape)

phonetic value: [ k ]: voiceless velar plosive

definition (single): (any doing) event, happening, occurrence, affair, incident (ことがら)

main image and function in base overlays:

1) To change a verb into a noun, compounded with a verb symbol
(動詞符に重ねて、動詞の名詞化)

2) An event/affair related to the meaning of the other character
(重ねた意味にかかわること)

3) Some conditions or substances of a happening event/affair
(あることがらのなにか)

4) To form a picture-like-character with other character without adding the original meaning of #09
(「こと」とは無関係な象形文字)

examples of base overlay:

To change a vowel into a noun, compounded with a vowel symbol(動詞符に重ねて、動詞の名詞化)

{gd,09}: happening ( noun when it's alone or positioning at the end of a phrase ), becoming some situation or doing something ( when other character of 'situation' follows )(〜になること、〜すること)
{ge,09}: the matter ( the subject ) makes ( someone or something ) to be or do)(〜させること)

An event/affair related to the meaning of the other character
(重ねた意味にかかわること)

{09,34(main)}}: the main point, the gist (要旨)
{09,{34,39}(eyes),44(opened)}: a show mainly for visual enjoyment (ショウ)
{09,65(person)}: personnel (human) affairs (人事)
{09,46(work)}: job, task (仕事)
{09,60(real)}: fact, reality (事実)
{09,39(sensor)15(recognition)}: (the matter recognized through sensors): image (イメージ)
{{11,61}ending point,09affair}: result (結果)
{{11,61},14way}: conclusion (結論)
{{36,62}before as time,09 affair}: preparation, prepared (準備)
{{64,36}sudden,09 affair}: accident (突発事件)
{09,21(going)}: a thing that is going on now (現在進行中の事柄)
{09,12(bipolar, friction)}: contradiction, inconsistency (矛盾)
{09,07(big)}: a serious affair (大事)
{09,08(small)}: a trivial (minor) matter, trifles (小事)
{09,57(wondering)}: doubt, question (疑問)
{09,58(possible)}: a thing which is possible (できること)
{09,22(original)}: origin, cause (原因)
{09,49(nature quality),20(out)}: phenomenon, phenomena (現象)
{09,15(recognition)}: approval (認可)
{09(intangible matter),36}: matters along time flowing = history (歴史)
{07(much),09,36}: long history (永い歴史)
{08(little),09,36}: short history (短い歴史)
{09(intangible matter),68}: psychological phenomenon (心理現象)
{38(creation),68(heart),09}: creation in one's heart: fantasy, fancy (v. with #gd) (空想)
{{30,14,23},09}: translation

Some conditions or substances of a happening event/affair (ことがらのなにか)
{09,53(situation)}: conditions, circumstances (状況)
{09,53condition,{09,44}start}: happening, happen (with gd) (出来事、起きる)
{09,49(nature, quality)}: character of an affair (ことがらの質)
{09,38(made)}: accomplishment, achievement (成就)
{09,40(balancing)}: mediation (調停)
{09,01(point)}: clause/term (条項)
{09,30(pointed out)}: a mark of item; ( numbers can be in for each sign) (ことを示すマーク)
{09,16( parts )}: clause, itemized (statement) (箇条)
{09,n2,33} {n3,33}{09,01}{gc,19}( in) n4 {09,16}:
The third article of the second item in four itemized statements(4ヶ条の中の第2条の3番の項目)
{09,31(shape, form)}: formality, form (形式)
{09,56(action)}: event (催し)
{09,56,68(heart)}: ceremony (儀式)
{{09,56,68}ceremony,65 person}: ceremonial leader/as priest etc. (司祭)
{09,56,{44,68}(happy)}: (ceremony for joy): celebration (祝典)
{05(denied),67(life)}(death) {09,56,68}: funeral (葬式)
{11,38}(finish) {09,56,68}: finishing ceremony (終了式)

{09,14(going through)}: transmission (伝達)
{09,23(change)}: a change, alterations (変更)
{09,24(stable)}: regulation, rule, rule (v. with gd) (規定)
{09,25(join)}: addition (追加)
{09,26(piled)}: piling happenings/doings (ことがらの積み重ね)
{09,35(continue long)}: continuation (継続)
{09,03(line)}: (out-)line of a matter (ことの筋)

To form a picture-like-character with other character without adding the original meaning of #09
(「こと」とは無関係な象形文字)
{09,13}: grade, class (for invisible matter, contrary to {10,13} which means visual levels
or layers of substantial things) (階級)
{09,13,17(upper)}: upper grade, up-grade (vt. with ge) (上級)
{09,13,18(lower)}: lower grade, get level down (vi. with gd) (下級)

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