Possibly a Pictogram (象形): 爪 (“hand”) + 凡 (“plate”) + 又 (“hand”) - to hand over.
凡 in the middle was corrupted into 舟 (OC *tjɯw), which acted as a phonetic component. It has been simplified to 冖 since the seal script.
- to receive; to accept
- to bear; to stand
- (slang) bottom (gay slang)
- Antonym: 攻 (gōng)
|For pronunciation and definitions of 受 – see 授 (“to give to; to transmit; to confer; to award; etc.”).|
(This character, 受, is a variant form of 授.)
- A surname.
受: Hán Nôm readings: thụ, thọ
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