straight, fair and reasonable, frank
Top: ten 十, below: eye 目 and a base line __
Ten eyes watch the base line which is straight.
to plant, plantation
Left: tree 木, right: straight 直 (Ten 十 eyes 目 watch the base line __ that is straight.)
The trees are straightly planted.
value, price, to be worth, to happen
Left: person 亻, right: straight, directly 直 (Ten 十 eyes 目 watch the base line __, which is straight.)
This person knows directly his value.
to place, position, to install, to put
Top: eye 罒, below: straight 直 (Ten 十 eyes 目 watch the base line __ that is straight.)
The eye sees directly what has been placed in that position.
to grow, to reproduce, increase
Left: bad, wicked 歹 (=bare bone, HERE: vari. of many 多), right: immediately 直 (Ten 十 eyes 目 watch the base line __that is straight.)
Many things can immediately be grown & reproduced.
lofty, to erect, upright
Three times: straight 直 (Ten 十 eyes 目 watch the base line __that is straight.)
If one 'straight' thing 直 is directly piled on two others, it becomes: lofty.
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