Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

Strokes count

Strokes: 11



withdraw, draw in, hold back, refrain from, be moderate
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • コウ
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • ひか.える
  • ひか.え

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 控える, 扣える

    to be temperate in; to restrain oneself from excessive ...

    to make notes

    to hold back

    to be in preparation for; to be in waiting for

    to be soon; to be in the offing

    to be in a close relationship (e.g. as a backer, etc.)

  • 控訴

    koso appeal (initial appeal to a higher court)

  • 控除, 扣除

    subtraction; deduction (e.g. tax); subsidy

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