ソ, ショ, ねら.う, ねら.い

aim at, sight, shadow, stalk

JLPT0 G7 S8 F745

As per # (pile) + dog/beast. The earliest meaning of was ape (← creature figuratively atop the simian pile; compare ), but the character came to mean *stalk*, (take) *aim at* and *watch for* (← ape of predatory habits; compare ).

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