Words — 1 found

Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to catch; to capture; to arrest; to seize; to restrain
  • けいさつ警察
  • ようぎしゃ容疑者
  • つか捕まえた
The policeman got the suspect.
Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
2. to grab; to clutch; to grasp; to seize; to hold on to
  • その
  • おとこ
  • しょうねん少年
  • つかまえた
The man took the boy by the hand.
Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
3. to catch hold of (someone); to stop (e.g. a stranger in the street); to hail (a taxi, waiter, etc.); to hold (someone) back; to detain
  • ここ
  • タクシー
  • つかまえられます
Can I catch a taxi here?
Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
4. towards (someone); at (someone); in (someone's) faceas 〜をつかまえて
Other forms
掴まえる 【つかまえる】捉まえる 【つかまえる】
捉まえる: Rarely-used kanji form.
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Kanji — 1 found

10 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high.
catch, capture
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Sentences — 62 found

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    • しょうねん少年
    • その
    • とり
    • あみ
    • つか捕まえた
    The boy captured the bird with a net. Tatoeba
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