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BATSU

nu(ku), nu(karu), nu(keru), nu(kasu)

meaning: pluck, extract, miss

抜粋 ==  batsui == (noun) excerpt, extract, selection
追い抜く == oinuku == (verb) to pass (a car), to outdistance, to outsail, to outstrip




Left radical is one of the radical versions of 'hand'. Right radical is of obscure etymology; it is used here phonetically to express 'extract'. Henshall suggests  taking the right radical as 'friend' (友), and as a mnemonic: 'Pluck friend away by the hand.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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