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This is more of a history question. 勇 is short for 乡勇, which roughly means "militia". They are temporary soldiers recruited from the local population in times of need, and are usually disbanded soon after. Soldiers wearing 勇 on their uniforms was a Qing dynasty thing though; they stood in contrast to the elite Banner Armies and the professional Green ...


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without implying that the classical explanation is necessarily correct, worth noting that 康熙字典 thinks 或 was the original single character for 惑, before the latter character was introduced. Not hard to see how the grammatical usages of 或 could have evolved while it still also meant 惑. Or the other way around, the grammatical function could have been original, ...


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I have did some researches about the word "或" Modern meaning of this word are "or", "either", "maybe" and perhaps (或许) 弌 means taking the weapon (戈) and patrol around。 囗 means country, or boundaries。 Thus, combination of this 2 words means taking the weapon and patrol around your country/boundaries. ...



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