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Kanji Details for 牽

Strokes count

Strokes: 11



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pull, tug, drag, lead by hand
  • ケン
  • ひ.く

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 引く, 曳く, 牽く

    to pull

    to draw (attention, etc.); to attract (interest, etc.)

    to draw back

    to draw (a card)

    to draw (plan, line, etc.)

    to catch (cold)

    to play (string instr.)

    to look up (e.g. dictionary); to consult

    to haul; to pull (vehicles)

    to subtract

    to ebb; to fade

    to descend (from); to inherit (a characteristic)

    to quote; to raise (as evidence)

    to lay (a cable); to draw (a cable)

  • 牽制, けん制

    check; restraint; constraint; diversion; feint; screen

  • 牽引, けん引

    hauling; tow; pull; drag