Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
grip, hold, mould sushi, bribe
Kun:
にぎ.る
On:
アク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1003 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 握手 【アクシュ】 handshake, reconciliation, joining hands, cooperation
  • 握力 【アクリョク】 grip (of hand), grip strength
  • 一握 【イチアク】 handful
  • 動向把握 【ドウコウハアク】 grasping the trend, firmly understanding how the situation is developing, getting a good sense of how things are changing

Kun reading compounds

  • 握る 【にぎる】 to clasp, to grasp, to grip, to clutch, to make (nigirizushi, rice ball, etc.), to form, to press into shape, to mold, to mould, to seize (power, etc.), to take hold of

Readings

Chinese:
wo4
Korean:
ag

Spanish

  • agarrar
  • coger
  • asir
  • empuñar
  • apretar con la mano

Portuguese

  • agarrar
  • segurar
  • moldar sushi
  • suborno

French

  • s'agripper
  • tenir
  • mouler (sushis)
  • soudoyer
999 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1467 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1963 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1566 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1370 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1714 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1831 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1257 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
911 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
714 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
427 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
535 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1068 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12366 Morohashi
585 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2232 New Nelson (John Haig)
1059 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1139 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1538 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1372 2001 Kanji
3c9.17 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
5701.4 Four corner code
16-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63e1 Unicode hex code