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丿 means 'whereupon' and is a variant of

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Stroke : 1    Usefulness: 7    Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Component in 144 kanji (11 Jōyō)
Hyōgaiji (表外字)
Kun
   whereupon; from (kana); splitting away from
Visually similar to ノ, the character we use as the 'whereupon' component (which is also katakana no) in mnemonics etc. This character, 丿, is often used in radical lists.
Learn to locate the 丿 radical in (320: to ride) and (1805: shortage), and see how the etymology of (1148: to reach) sounds like an ancient game of Twister.
 amount to   () katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from  
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丿
whereupon; from (kana); splitting away from   
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