Jisho

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8 strokes (also 7)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
urge, force, imminent, spur on
Kun:
せま.る
On:
ハク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
773 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 迫撃 【ハクゲキ】 close attack
  • 迫害 【ハクガイ】 persecution, oppression
  • 肉薄 【ニクハク】 closing in on (the enemy, first place, etc.), coming close to, pressing hard, pressing hard (e.g. with a question), taking to task, grilling
  • 威迫 【イハク】 menace, threat, intimidation

Kun reading compounds

  • 迫る 【せまる】 to approach, to draw near, to be imminent, to press (someone for something), to urge, to compel

Readings

Japanese names:
さこ、 せ、 せこ、 はさ、 はさま、 はざま
Chinese:
po4, pai3
Korean:
bag

Spanish

  • estrechar
  • acercarse
  • atormentar
  • acosar
  • presionar

Portuguese

  • Urgir
  • forçar
  • esporear

French

  • pousser
  • forcer
  • harceler
  • imminent
  • éperonner
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