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凶 seems to mean fierce. http://www.zdic.net/z/15/js/51F6.htm 勹 means wrap. 'wrap up something fierce' Your raging spirit??
In my opinion, there are no similar origins or any historical connections between these two words. 宴 means 宴请 here. It's a verb. And the word 宴席 is also a modern Chinese word widely used in our daily life. 筵 means 竹席. You can find it's composed with 竹 on top, so apparently it is a noun. 筵席 is more or less too formal and ancient for daily use. I will never ...
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