This shape points outward, symbolizing the hand sign #20, pointing outward from the body.
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the hand-shape-sign:
pointing outward (outer direction of one's own body) with the extended thumb. (親指で外側を指す)
the hand-movement-sign:
moving the other signed hand a fist width outward from the original position.

name: [se] se sound of send ( セ )

ASCII: > (looks similar)

phonetic value: [functions]:

To change the place of articulation one step outward (the diacritic for Advanced)
Also additionally to form a tone with #17 or/and #18 (see here for the examples)

definition (single): out (as the direction) (外)


(vi.) get out (出る)
(vt.) take (something) out (出す)

special usage compounding with verb symbol:
{gd.20}: the future tense d-verb symbol; will be/will do
(D動詞符の未来形; なるだろう、しよう)
{ge.20}: the future tense d-verb symbol; will make (something/someone) to be/do
(E動詞符の未来形; ならせよう、させよう)

main images in base overlays:

1) Related to 'out/outside/outer/external' (物理的な外の意味に関連)
2) As the image of 'outward' (外向きに関連)
3) As one side of bipolar concepts as the right, east, male, future tense
(working with 19 for the opposite side)
4) Composing an arrow shape (矢印を構成)

examples of base overlays:

Related to 'out/outside/outer/external' (物理的な外の意味に関連)

{20,28(surface)}: the outer surface (外面)
{{11,28}(wall),20}: exterior wall (外壁)
{13(the same level),20}: the same or outer, outer than... (より外)
{20,16(part)}: outer part (外部分)
{11(limit),20}: out of range/limit (領域外)
{03(line),20}: outer-line (外がわの線)
{20,01}(outer point): other (as a fundamental) (他)
{33,{01(point),20(out)}(the other)}: loosing point (失点)
{{20,01},10(place)}: other side (他所)
{{01,20}(other),{51,48}(leg/support)}: depending (依存)
{19.01.20}: (as the combination of 'self' and 'other'{20,01}}: each other (互い)
or  {{46,63,48}(grasp),{01,19,20}}: handshake (v. with gd) (握手)
{{01,19,20} each other, 23 change}: change/relief/alternation (交代)
reciprocally standing (相互依存)
mutual understanding (相互理解)
reciprocity (相互利益)

{10(place),20}: outside (外側)
{25(join),20}: exclusion, exclude (vt. with eg) (除外)
{45,20(out)}: exempt, exemption, excuse (免除)
{06opposite,45,20}: inevitable (不可避の)
{19(in),20(out)}: in and out (内外)
{19,20,23(change)}: reverse of in and out: inside out (裏返し)
{{10,48}(building),20}: exterior (屋外)
the season while most people and animals get 'out' from their clothes: summer (夏)

As the image of 'outward' (外向きに関して)

{07(much),20}: far (遠い)
{08(little ),20}: near (近い)
{{07,08}(degree),20} : distance (距離)
{20,41(move)}: get out (vi. with gd) (D動詞:出て行く)
{20,{41,43}(reptile)}: crawling out, creep out (vi. with gd) (D動詞:這い出る)
{06(resistance),20}: shut in, locked in (閉じこもり、E動詞:閉じ込める)
{20,21(heading direction)}: outward (外向き)
{{20,21}, 15recognition}: recommendation (勧め)
{20,21,49(nature, personality)}: extroversion (外向性)
{20(out),21,51(power)}: centrifugal force (遠心力)
{20,51(power)}: output (出力)
{07(much),{20,51}}: much output (出力大)
{08(little ),{20,51}} : little output (出力少)
{20(out),{49,68}}: sociable (社交的な)
(20,12(friction)}: an attack, attack (v. with gd) (攻撃)
{20,{41(move),68}(emotion)}: expression, express (vi. with gd) (感情表現)
{20,47(container/a part of 'room')}: exit, take out (v. with gd) (排出)
{{47,41}viacle, 19,20(in-out), 10place}: bus/train station (駅)
{{47,41}viacle, 20out}: getting off (from a vehicle) (下車)
{20,{15(recognition),68(heart)}(consciousness)}: revealed consciousness (顕在意識)
{20,{33,23}(color)}: the color which works outward: yellow (外向的な色:黄色)
{20,{34,38}(money )}: expenditure, expenses, expend (v. with gd) (支出)
{20,{34,38}(money),47(vessel)}: withdrawal (預金の引き出し)
{19(in),20(out),{34,38}money,47acceptance}: banking (銀行業務)
{44the sun 20 (comes) out (from the horizon),36}: sunrise time (日の出時)
{70 duration including }: morning (朝)
{62before (as time) }: early morning before sunrise: dawn (夜明け前) As one side of bipolar concepts (distinguishing opposite things with #19)

Meaning 'male'(男性に関連)

{20,34(pronoun)}: he, his, him (according to the position, fundamental character) (彼)
{20,67(life)}: male (as a fundamental character) (男性・雄)
{20,67,27(plural)}: men/males (only for plural) (男たち)
{61(later),20,67}: son (息子)
{(62(earlier),67}(parent),20}: father (父)
{(62(earlier),67,20,n2}: 2 generation upper father: grandfather (祖父)
{(62(earlier),67, 20,n3}: great grandfather (曾祖父)
{{67,13( the same level)} sibling: fundamental character, 20}: brother (兄・弟)
{67,13,20,n2}: secondly far female in the same generation: male cousin (従兄弟)
{67,13,20,n3}: second male cousin (また従兄弟)
{(62(earlier),67,20,13}: the same level of a parent and male: uncle (叔父・伯父)
* When you feel the above characters look too mess,
you also can put the numbers n2, n3 in front separately but with 33, as : .

{20(male),17(for a term of respect),65(human)}: Mr. or Gentleman (〜殿、男性への尊称)
{20,17,65,27(plural)}: gentlemen (複数の男性への尊称)
{19,20(male),17,65}: Mr. and Mrs. (男女カプルへの尊称),
{19,20,17,65,27}: ladies and gentlemen (紳士淑女たち)
{20,66}: male of plant (when differs are) (雄株の植物) As a direction of each one or on the earth (方向・方角に関連):

{02(vertical line),20}: the right (fundamental character by the shape) (右)
{19(the left),02,20}: the left and the right/both (左右・両方)
{33,22,{02,20}(the right)}: sequence from the right (右からの順)
{33(globe),20}: the east (東」)
{33,20,{07,08}(degree)}: the east longitude (東経)
{33,20,32} unit of degree 12: : long. 12 degrees E (東経12度)
{33,20,21(heading)}: toward the east (東向き)
{{17,20,33}: north-east (北東)
{17,18,19,20,33}: four directions (四方)
As the meaning of future and future tense
(by pointing the direction where the writing goes and you haven't read/write yet)

{20,36(time)}: future (pointing the direction where the writing goes to) (未来)

Composing an arrow shape (矢印を構成)
{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 {{04,20},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)

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