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.


会意。本义:勇敢,有胆量. 同本义〖bold;courageous〗

(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.

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