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has the meaning go (from here to another place), depart, leave, lose, remove, be away from, be apart from, pass away or die.
Adam had to leave the garden because of his great mistake. The mistake of his mouth finally led to his death.
Today is written 去 [qù]. The modern character does not tell the story.
orace bone script for 去
has the meaning cry or weep. One book says that it a person amongst two mouth. Another that is it a dog (as it is in the modern charaters). I have myself drawn a tree.
Today is written 哭 [kū].
oracle bone script for 哭
has the meaning mulberry or white mulberry.
Today is written 桑 [sāng]. Observe the prononciation.
oracle bone script for 桑
has the meaning funeral or mourning. It was a sad day.
Today is written 丧, 喪 [sāng]. Exact the same prononciaton.
I will ask a question about the forbidden fruit in the garden. Could it have been mulberry?
oracle bone scripts for 丧，喪