爿 means 'left side'

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Strokes : 4    Radical number: 90    Usefulness: 8    Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 1 word   Used in 1 word   Component in 28 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Hyōgaiji (表外字)
   ソウ left side, left-hand part, left half
Variant, (left side), looks the same but is Chinese and has a different unicode codepoint: use first variant (left side)
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 right side  
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ショウ   ソウ left side, left-hand part, left half   
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