Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
fasten, tie up, arrest, constrict
Kun:
くく.る
On:
カツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1026 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 括約筋 【カツヤクキン】 sphincter, sphincter muscle, constrictor
  • 一括 【イッカツ】 lumping together, summing up, bundle, lump, batch
  • 包括 【ホウカツ】 inclusion, complete coverage, comprehensiveness

Kun reading compounds

  • 括る 【くくる】 to tie up, to tie together, to bind, to bundle, to fasten, to hang (oneself), to summarize, to put (it all) together, to consolidate, to estimate, to expect, to tie-dye, to detain, to check, to restrain

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gua1, kuo4
Korean:
gwal

Spanish

  • sujetar
  • amarrar
  • abrochar
  • atar

Portuguese

  • fechar
  • amarrar
  • prisão
  • constranger

French

  • lier
  • attacher
  • arrêter
  • serrer
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1664 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1896 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1474 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1353 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1260 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1332 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1472 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
885 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
449 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
276 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
334 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
668 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11988 Morohashi
376 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2143 New Nelson (John Haig)
661 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
714 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1257 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1377 2001 Kanji
3c6.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
5206.4 Four corner code
1-19-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
62ec Unicode hex code