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one

as primitive element, single horizontal stroke takes meaning floor or ceiling depending on position
two
three
four

composed of two primitives: MOUTH and HUMAN LEGS
five
six

primitives: TOP HAT and ANIMAL LEGS
seven

first stroke CUTS second (distinguish from SPOON 匕)

primitive: DICED
eight

'lazy eight' = infinity; means infinite or all-encompassing
nine

primitive: BASEBALL (TEAM) - 9 players
ten

primitive: TEN/NEEDLE
mouth

MOUTH - fully figurative (as English)
day

DAY, SUN, TONGUE WAGGING IN MOUTH
month

MOON, FLESH, PART OF BODY
rice field

RICE FIELD, BRAINS
eye

EYE(BALL) (sometimes turned on side 罒)

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