Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
squeeze
Kun:
しぼ.る
On:
サク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2046 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 搾取 【サクシュ】 exploitation, bleeding dry, squeezing dry, milking (e.g. a cow's teat), extracting (a liquid) through squeezing
  • 搾乳 【サクニュウ】 milking (a cow)
  • 圧搾 【アッサク】 pressure, compression

Kun reading compounds

  • 絞る 【しぼる】 to wring (towel, rag), to squeeze, to squeeze (fruit to extract juice), to press, to extract, to milk, to express milk, to rack (one's brains), to strain (one's voice), to extort, to exploit, to chew out, to reprimand severely, to rake over the coals, to give a sound scolding, to tell someone off, to scold, to rebuke, to drill into, to train, to narrow down (one's focus), to whittle down, to gather up (curtain, etc.), to tighten (drawstring), to stop down (lens), to turn down (e.g. radio), to bend (bow), to draw, to hold down, to constrict, to immobilize

Readings

Chinese:
zha4
Korean:
chag

Spanish

  • apretón
  • estrujón
  • presión
  • apretar
  • estrujar
  • comprimir

Portuguese

  • espremer

French

  • presser
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1497 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
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1484 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
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798 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
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1336 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12553 Morohashi
649 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2251 New Nelson (John Haig)
1324 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1422 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1629 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1354 2001 Kanji
3c10.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
5301.1 Four corner code
1-26-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
643e Unicode hex code