Definition of 挾

  • put between
  • insert
  • jam
  • get caught
  • sandwich

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キョウ
  • ショウ
  • はさ
  • はさまる
  • わきばさ
  • さしはさ

Popular Words With This Kanji

挟む, 挾む, 挿む, はさむ

to interpose, to hold between, to insert

差し挟む, 挟む, 差し挾む, さしはさむ

to insert, to interrupt, to slip in a word, to harbor (e.g. doubts), to harbour, to entertain (e.g. a theory)

挟撃, 挾撃, きょうげき

pincer movement, pincer attack

板挟み, 板挾み, 板ばさみ, いたばさみ

being stuck between a rock and a hard place, being in a dilemma, being torn between conflicting demands


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