extend to

(corpse) + (freedom / reason)
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届 is used in two kunyomi words, which look like a normal jidoshi/tadoshi verb pair , but in fact they have totally separate meanings. Jerk!



Freedom does not extend to corpses, who have nothing to say.


( ) とど*ける to give your paperwork to the bureauacrats, to give an official report.
( ) とど*く to physically reach with your hands (reach for the top shelf, etc) (what is fucked up is that the 可能系 form is とどける, which is the same exact pronunciation as the first word!


Meaning Hint Radical
live OLD
extend to FREEDOM

The OLD lady lived a long time, but

FREEDOM extends only to the young.