罒 vs 皿




What does “罒” stand for? And “皿”? 

1. “皿” was derived from the image of “ware, utensil.” It’s usually located at the bottom of a character. Characters with “皿” often denote “ware, utensil, or ware/utensil-related actions”

2. “罒” was derived from the image of “net.” It usually appears at the top of a character. Characters with “罒” often denote “net, net-related actions, or its extended meaning, such as net of justice”
 

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