Jisho

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Words — 1 found

Ichidan verb, Transitive verb
1. to catch; to capture; to arrest; to seize; to restrainOnly applies to 捕まえる
  • 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.
2. to grab; to clutch; to grasp; to seize; to hold on toOnly applies to 捉まえる, Only applies to 掴まえる
  • 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.
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?
4. towards (someone); at (someone)as 〜をつかまえて
Other forms
捉まえる 【つかまえる】掴まえる 【つかまえる】
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Kanji — 1 found

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

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    • はは
    • ねこ
    • とり
    • つか捕まえ
    • 出かけた
    The mother cat went out hunting birds. Tatoeba
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