禀, originally grant grain, serves as phonetic component to form characters. Characters formed by the phonetic component 禀 have the same pronunciation.
The extended meanings of 禀 are:
1.to grasp; to hold in hand
2.to control; to take charge of; to rule
Characters formed by the phonetic component 禀
凛 懔 癝 廪 澟 檩 lǐn