04

A horizontal line; similar to the minus sign that is already known worldwide
(現行のマイナス記号に類似)
* The shape of this base was renewed on May 17, 2006 (before it was shorter)


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the hand-shape-sign: horizontally extended index finger
(甲を相手側に向けて人差し指を水平に伸ばす)
the hand-movement-sign: horizontally straight movement at least a hand length long
(長く横線を描く)
name: [ i ] ( like i of it ) (イ)

ASCII: -

phonetic value: [ i ]
(The front close vowel ); Compounding with a consonant, it works as the diacritic for palatalization

definition (single): going away (also minus in mathematical signs) (退)
verb:

vi. leave, go away (退く)
vt. remove, let (somebody) leave (去らせる、除く)

main images in base overlays:

1) Related to the images of departed (from), leave, go away, took away or lacking
(退却・不足に関連)
2) Related to the images of minus, loss, defect, disadvantageous (subjectively)
(価値がマイナス)
3) Relating to something horizontal, because of the shape
(形から、横長に関わる)
4) Not related to it's own image, to form picture-like symbols as a part for a fundamental concepts, or to form  arrows.
(それ自身の意味とは無関係に象形文字や矢印を構成)

examples of base overlay:

Related to the images of departed (from), leave, go away, took away or lacking (退却・不足に関連)
* Contrary to #05 simply denying the meaning of the other character in a base overlay,
04 adds the image of leaving or lacking from the original situation.

{04,51power}: exhaustion, be exhausted (with gd) (脱力)
{04,52heat}: cooling, get cool down (with gd) (冷める、冷却)
{04(minus),40balance}: lose balance (v. with gd) (均衡を失う)
{04,47container}: deficit (赤字)
{04,54existence}}: retreat (n.), retirement, withdrawal, retreat (vi. with gd), withdraw (with ge) (引退)
{04,{23,33}(color)}: bleach (漂白)
{{12,47} dirt, 04}: pure, purified, cleanse (vt. with ge) (汚れない、清ら)
{04,45(relation)}: become estranged, drift apart (vi. with gd) (無沙汰)
{04,42}: {wave(42) or a part of sound{36,42} away}: quiet, become quiet (with gd) (静か)
{04,41}: {situation of a movement(41) goes away} : calm, calm down (with gd) (動きが静まる)
{04,21,68}: {situation of an interest {21,68} goes way}: lose an interest (with gd) (関心が無くなる) 
{04 of {58,51}(ability)}: declining of ability/decline one's ability (v. with gd) (能力低下)
{04,15}{lacking recognition(15)}: care-less (with gd) (認識不足)
{04,15,68}: {(my) {heart68 recognition15} (to the other person) is lacking}:
(idiomatically) Excuse me, Pardon me. (慣用的に、「ちょっとすみません」)

Related to the images of minus, loss, defect, disadvantageous (subjectively).(価値がマイナス)

{04,34}: {situation of the minus value(34)} : loss (損)
{04,34,56} {loss action(56)}: error (失敗)
{04,34,68} {{34,68} (value in mind) is minus}: bad (悪い)
{04,34,68, 15(recognition)}: shame (恥)
{04,49(quality)}: bad quality, become bad (with #gd), make worse (with #gd) (質的に悪い)
{04,39,68} {{heart(68), sense(39)}(sensory part of mind) goes minus direction}: hate, dislike (v. with #gd) (嫌い)
{04,46}{defective work or function(46) }: harm (有害)
{04,29,46} {harmful material(29)}: toxic (毒)
{04,09,46} {harmful matter(09)}: disaster, calamity (災い)
{04,09,37,46} + 37(nature): natural calamity (自然災害)
{04,09,38,46} + 38(human-made): human negligence, man-made disaster (人為災害)
{04,46,56}{harmful action(56)}: harmful action, hurt (someone) (with ge) (有害行為)
{04,46,49}: harmful temperament(49)}(悪質) 
{04,67(life)}: injure one's health, making ill (体に悪い)
{04,58}{possibility(58) of minus}: anxiety (懸念)
{04,06}{opposing (06) minus}: turn to plus from minus (プラスに逆転)

Relating to something horizontal, because of the shape (形から、横長に関わる )

{04,31}: {the shape(31) is horizontal}: horizontal (横)
{{04,31}(horizontal),{10,24}(land)}}: plain (geographical sense), field (平らな土地、はらっぱ)
{03,04}: horizontal line(03) (横線)
{03,04,27(plural)}: horizontal stripe (横縞)

Not related to it's own image, to form a picture-like symbol as a part for a fundamental concepts
(象形文字を構成
)

{04,39}(human mouth shape): mouth (as the fundamental character) (口)
{04,39,48}{48(cover) of mouth}: lips (唇)
{04,24,39}: {24( hard) mouth}: beak (くちばし)
{04,39,47}{the mouth acceptance(47)}: action of eating, eat, bite (with #gd) (食・口にする)
{04,39,59(liquid)}: saliva (唾液)
{04,28,39,45}{ mouth, touch{28,45}}: kiss
{04,39,42}: {42(a part of sound(36,42) from the mouth}: voice, making any kind of voice
including speaking, crying, barking, mewing and singing (vi. with gd ) (声・鳴)
{torso, 62back, {04,39} mouth} or : anus/vent (肛門)

{04,13}{the shape of three parallel lines}: parallel (平行)
`=-#1 `woven (織られた)
`e =-#1 `
weave (verb)  (織る)
`=L-#1 `
weaving  (織ること)
`H=-#1 `
woven-fabric (織物)
`/H=-#1 `
unwoven-fabric (不織布)


{04,20}: the right pointed arrow mark (右矢印)
This itself doesn't work for a part of a verb or an adjective, but when compounded with another ideogram, it works as a normal EL ideogram relating to a meaning of the function of an arrow.
(矢印として使用する場合には動詞を構成できないが、これに他の文字を重ねると矢の機能に関係する意味で表意文字を構成する。) E.g.:

`->J `{{4,20},56 (act/ the shape of a fork)}: thrusting/tilting, thrust (vt. with gd) (突き刺す)
If it's in a violent way, add 64 on top. (凶暴な場合には64も重ねる)
`->k `{{04,20},21 go}: poke (つつく、こづく)
`->I `{{04,20},59 liquid}: jet (n.), jet (vt. with ge) (噴出)
`->c `{{04,20},46 work}: arrow as a weapon (矢)
`->,R `{{04,20}, {01,61} top head}: arrowhead (鏃)
`->cB `{{04,20},46 work, 07 large}: harpoon (銛)
`->cq `{{04,20},{46,63}hand}: lance (ヤス)
`->d `{{04,20},50 tool} (the shape of 50 looks like a bow too): a bow (弓)

{04,19}: the left pointed arrow mark (左矢印)
This itself doesn't work for a part of a verb or an adjective, but when compounded with another ideogram, it works as a normal EL ideogram relating to inserting, adding the meaning of inward by 19.
(矢印として使用する場合には動詞を構成できないが、これに他の文字を重ねると19.の内向きの意味を加えて「挿入」にかかわる)
`-<_ `{{04,19}, 70 space between}: inserted, insert (vt. with ge), be inserted (vi. with gd) (挿入)
`-<c `{{04,19}, 46work}: plug
`-<I `{04,19},59 liquid}: infusion, infuse/inject (vt. with ge) (注入)
`-<Id `{04,19,59}, 50 tool}: injection filler (n.) (注射器、注入器)

`-1wW ` {02,04,30,31} as a picture-like symbol: for any kinds of shining stars in the night sky including the sun level stars, planets and galaxy.

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