ショウ, ソウ, まさ.に, はた, まさ, ひきい.る, もって, かつ, かつり, すすむ, たか, ゆき

leader, commander, general, admiral, or, and again, soon, from now on, just about

JLPT2 G6 S10 F634

As per /# (long and slender) + an element combining flesh and hand/action indicator → long, slender finger extended to prod others forward → *lead*; *command* (← point/lead the way with a finger or with a long, thin object: compare ) → *hold an object in the hand*; *deal with*; *carry out*; *take*; *by means of* → *be about to* (← hold an object in the hand and set it in place in preparation for the next action).

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