Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
embrace, hug, hold in arms
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
871 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 抱負 【ホウフ】 aspiration, ambition, pretension
  • 抱腹絶倒 【ホウフクゼットウ】 very funny, laugh oneself into convulsions, split one's sides laughing
  • 懐抱 【カイホウ】 idea borne in mind
  • 合抱 【ゴウホウ】 armful

Kun reading compounds

  • 抱く 【いだく】 to embrace, to hold in the arms (e.g. a baby), to hug, to harbour (e.g. grudge), to harbor, to bear, to have (e.g. ambition), to entertain (e.g. hope, suspicion), to have sex with, to make love to, to sleep with, to sit on eggs
  • 抱く 【いだく】 to embrace, to hold in the arms (e.g. a baby), to hug, to harbour (e.g. grudge), to harbor, to bear, to have (e.g. ambition), to entertain (e.g. hope, suspicion), to have sex with, to make love to, to sleep with, to sit on eggs
  • 抱える 【かかえる】 to hold or carry under or in the arms, to have (esp. problems, debts, etc.), to employ, to engage, to hire

Readings

Japanese names:
たば
Chinese:
bao4
Korean:
po

Spanish

  • abrazo
  • sostener en los brazos
  • abrazar

Portuguese

  • abraço
  • abraçar
  • segura em braços

French

  • prendre dans les bras
  • étreindre
  • embrasser
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1-3-5 SKIP code
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