Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
Variants:
seize, get, find, earn, acquire, can, may, able to
Kun:
え.る
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
964 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 獲得 【カクトク】 acquisition, possession
  • 獲得形質 【カクトクケイシツ】 acquired characteristics (as opposed to inherited)
  • 乱獲 【ランカク】 excessive fishing, overfishing, overhunting, excessive taking
  • 収獲 【シュウカク】 catch (fishing), bag (hunting), haul

Kun reading compounds

  • 得る 【える】 to get, to earn, to acquire, to procure, to gain, to secure, to attain, to obtain, to win, to understand, to comprehend, to receive something undesirable (e.g. a punishment), to get (ill), to be able to ..., can ...

Readings

Chinese:
huo4
Korean:
hoeg

Spanish

  • agarrar
  • coger
  • conseguir
  • adquirir
  • ganar
  • tocarle (algo) a uno

Portuguese

  • prender
  • obter
  • achar
  • ganhar
  • adquirir
  • poder
  • ser capaz de

French

  • prise
  • capturer
  • obtenir
  • gagner
  • acquérir
  • pouvoir
  • pouvoir faire
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3g13.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-13 SKIP code
4424.7 Four corner code
1-19-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7372 Unicode hex code