イン, ひ.く, ひ.き, ひ.き, び.き, ひ.ける, いな, ひき, ひけ, びき

pull, tug, jerk, admit, install, quote, refer to

JLPT3 G2 S4 F218

bow + # line that penetrates from top to bottom → *draw/pull* straight back on a bowstring → *draw out*. Extended meanings include *lead*; *subtract*; *deduct*; *connect* (a power/gas line etc.) → *recede*; *subside*. Also, *attract* (attention/sympathy) and *cite* (an authority) (← draw attention), *look up* (a word) (← draw out a single term from among many); *be finished* and *close* (← ebb away ← recede), as well as *catch* (a cold) (← have one's strength sapped ← draw out).

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