Panda Girang (harehare) wrote in linguaphiles,
Panda Girang
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the origin of 全 (zen/mattou)

hello, does anyone know the meaning/origin of this kanji? my dictionary said it's formed from man人 or enter 入+ king 王, how can that = complete/full/all? king=all men in the country? chinese or japanese explanation is ok. thanks for the help.
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