セン, し.める, うらな.う, うら, しむ, じめ
fortune-telling, divining, forecasting, occupy, hold, have, get, take
JLPT2 G7 S5 F694
An abbreviated form# of 貞 divination + 囗 circular enclosure (specific place) → use divination/*fortunetelling* to pick out, *fix upon* or *select* a site → *occupy* (← occupy a site that has been chosen) → (of a specific group, market or so on) *make up/account for*; *hold/command* (a share) (← be in possession ← occupy). Also, *state* and *tell* (← state the results of divination).
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