サツ, せま.る

be imminent, draw close

JLPT0 G7 S9 F5000

The right-hand element is as described in (cut off) + (here not "moon" but a variant of severed bone/death) → cut off the flow of blood. adds hand/action indicator → press/squeeze a body part, cutting off the flow of blood → *come close* → *imminent*.

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