What is the meaning and etymology of the LEFT component of this character: 敢 ?
I have already checked Wiltionary and Chinese Text Project.
Thank you for the help.
(Logical aggregate. Original meaning: brave, having courage. [English] for the original meaning:〖bold; courageous〗
Original meaning of the aggregate: face beasts bare-handed armed.
"敢" is basically never changed from Hans dynasty.
The left part is more like a man and a wild boar who is trapped. As @Tang Ho mentioned.