カン, ほ.す, ほ.し, ぼ.し, ひ.る, ほし

dry, parch

JLPT2 G6 S3 F1349

A depiction of a forked stick or *thick bar*, one functioning as a *shield* and employed by being *thrust* or pressed against a combatant in *defense*. *Dry*, *ebb*, *draw/drain off* and *empty* (a glass) are borrowed meanings.

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