Eye 目 + to die 亡 = ?

In the series on the eye 目 mù, what can the formed character of the eye 目 and 亡 wáng ( meaning to flee, to lose, to die) mean? Simply blind.
The blind is indeed the one who has “lost” his eyes, or rather his sight. 亡 is above the eye 目 : 盲 máng.
We can notice that 亡 wáng also serves to provide a phonetic indication because the compound character has a sound close to máng.

Chinese character blind mang盲

Related articles: The characters with eye 目
The Chinese language

13 June 2020

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