Readings & Meanings:
to bury, to fill up, to be buried, to be filled up
There are still people who are looking for what's said to be the Tokugawa Shogunate's buried treasure.
After the funeral, my grandfather was interred in his grave.
He's (buried) in his own world and rarely speaks to people.
I buried the compost in the field.
土 on the left, the earth radical. It's also on the bottom of 里, under 田. 里 means "village," "the country," or "hometown." It has to do with a belt of land with crop fields and other types of land as well.
The radicals are your friends. They're your buddies. They don't want you to slip up and think 埋 is 理. That's why they're there.
土 says, "Look at me! I only have two horizontal lines, and this emphasizes the longer bottom line beneath me! Therefore, I am GROUND, I am EARTH. 埋まる means to bury in the EARTH!"
玉 says, "Look at my three horizontal lines. How magnificent they are. I am a JEWEL, but true wealth comes from KNOWLEDGE, REASON (理). I have nothing to do with burial."
産まれて、埋まられる。 You're born, and later buried. Very similar sounds for birth and burial.