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Kanji Details for 抑

Strokes count

Strokes: 7



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repress, well, now, in the first place, push, shove, press, seal, do in spite of
  • ヨク
  • おさ.える

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 押さえる, 抑える, 押える

    to pin something down; to hold something down; to hold something back; to stop; to restrain; to curb

    to seize; to grasp; to arrest

    to gain control of something; to govern; to keep down (e.g. information); to suppress

    to catch happening; to determine (important points); to find (proof); to understand

  • 抑制

    control; restraint; suppression; constraint; curtailment; inhibition; check; curb

  • 抑留

    internment; detainment; detention