Why do 走, 足 and 步 have foot-related meanings?

Have you noticed they all share a 止? 止 is a foot. 走 consists of a person and a foot to mean walk. 足 consists of a town and a foot, which originally meant that a soldier returned to his town in triumph, but now it only means foot. Characters with 走 relate to walking. Characters with 足 relate to movements of feet. 


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