Definition of 掴

  • catch
  • seize
  • grasp
  • hold
  • arrest
  • capture

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • カク
  • つか
  • つかまえる
  • つかまる

Popular Words With This Kanji

掴む, 摑む, 攫む, 把む, 捉む, つかむ

to seize, to catch, to grasp, to grip, to grab, to hold, to catch hold of, to lay one's hands on, to clutch, to understand, to grasp, to comprehend

捕まる, 掴まる, 捉まる, 摑まる, つかまる

to be caught, to be arrested, to hold on to, to grasp, to find (e.g. proof), to get (e.g. a taxi), to be detained by

捕まえる, 捉まえる, 掴まえる, つかまえる

to catch, to arrest, to seize

鷲掴み, 鷲づかみ, わしづかみ

grabbing hold, eagle grip, tight hold

掴み掛かる, つかみかかる

to grab at

手づかみ, 手掴み, 手捉み, てづかみ

grasping (with one's bare hands), holding, grabbing, seizing, catching

鍋つかみ, 鍋掴み, なべつかみ

potholder, oven glove

掴み出す, つかみだす

to take out, to take a handful of, to grab and throw, to turn someone out of a house

大掴み, おおづかみ

rough (estimate), generally

引っ掴む, 引っつかむ, ひっつかむ

to snatch (at), to grab


This site uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC dictionary files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence.

Study Lists

There's Nothing Here Yet!
Nobody has created a related Study List yet. Create one now to help build your vocabulary quickly.

Join Now And Go Premium To Create Your Own Vocabulary Study Lists

Join Now

Related Practice Sheets

There's Nothing Here Yet!
Nobody has created a related Practice Sheet yet. Create one now to help practice your writing skills.

Join And Go Premium To Create Your Own Practice Sheets

Join Now