Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 10 strokes
Taught in Junior high

Search words that:
- start with 捉
- end with 捉
- contain 捉
catch, capture
KUN:
  • とら.える
    tora.eru
ON:
  • ソク
    soku
  • サク
    saku
Written with 10 strokes
Taught in Junior high
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 16 results)

Ichidan verb, transitive verb
1.
to catch, to capture, to arrest, to seize, to restrain(only relevant for 捕まえる)
2.
to grab, to clutch, to grasp, to seize, to hold on to(only relevant for 捉まえる and 掴まえる)
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
4.
towards (someone), at (someone)(as 〜をつかまえて)
All readings:
捕まえる【つかまえる】
捉まえる【つかまえる】
掴まえる【つかまえる】

Godan-ru verb, intransitive verb
1.
to be caught, to be arrested(usu. 捕まる)
2.
to hold on to, to grasp(usually kana)(usu. 掴まる)
3.
to find (e.g. proof), to get (e.g. a taxi)(usually kana)
4.
to be detained by(usually kana)
All readings:
捕まる【つかまる】
掴まる【つかまる】
捉まる【つかまる】
摑まる【つかまる】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

Godan-mu verb, transitive verb
1.
to seize, to catch, to grasp, to grip, to grab, to clutch, to hold, to catch hold of, to lay one's hands on(usually kana)
2.
to obtain, to acquire, to get, to win, to capture(usually kana)
3.
to understand, to grasp, to comprehend(usually kana)
All readings:
つかむ《掴む》
つかむ《摑む》
つかむ《攫む》
つかむ《把む》
つかむ《捉む》

Ichidan verb, transitive verb
1.
to catch, to capture, to seize, to arrest, to grab, to catch hold of
2.
to grasp (e.g. meaning), to perceive, to capture (e.g. features)
3.
to captivate, to move (one's heart)
Other readings:
捕らえる【とらえる】
捕える【とらえる】

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1.
to be caught, to be captured, to be taken prisoner, to be arrested, to be apprehended
2.
to be seized with (fear, etc.), to be a slave to, to stick to, to adhere to, to be swayed by(usually kana)
All readings:
捕らわれる【とらわれる】
捕われる【とらわれる】
囚われる【とらわれる】
捉われる【とらわれる】

noun
trying to reach above one's station and failing, trying to accomplish something beyond one's abilities and failing, monkey trying to catch the moon (and drowning)(yojijukugo)

きょうふとら
kyoufunitorawareru
expression, Ichidan verb
to be seized with fear, to be seized with panic
All readings:
恐怖にとらわれる【きょうふにとらわれる】
恐怖に囚われる【きょうふにとらわれる】
恐怖に捕らわれる【きょうふにとらわれる】
恐怖に捉われる【きょうふにとらわれる】
恐怖に捕われる【きょうふにとらわれる】

こことら
kokorowotoraeru
expression, Ichidan verb
to impress, to charm

ことじりとら
kotobajiriwotoraeru
expression, Ichidan verb
to pounce on someone's words, to cavil at someone's words, to trip someone up with their own words
Other readings:
言葉尻をとらえる【ことばじりをとらえる】
言葉尻を捕らえる【ことばじりをとらえる】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 45 results)

I seize the moment and turn it to my advantage

The capture of the prince by the king led to another war

He was caught in the very act of stealing it

I managed to get a hold of him this afternoon

The police expect to apprehend the robber before nightfall

われわれ
我々
どろぼう
泥棒
We captured the thief

He's like an eel

The artist captured the charm of the lady

しゃしん
写真
ほうてい
法廷
ない
きんちょ
緊張
ひじょう
非常に
The photo catches the tension in the court very well

かれ
彼ら
ひと
人混み
なか
おと
すが
姿
They caught sight of the man among the crowd of people

うた
わかもの
若者
ここ
The song appealed to young people

It's apparently a metaphor for something uncatchable, light of body and fleet of foot

きぎょう
企業
きょうごうたしゃ
競合他社
ぎょうか
業界
ない
せま
狭い
はん
範囲
ほんとう
本当
めいかく
明確に
かい
理解
あい
場合
かずおお
数多く
Businesses perceive as competitors a narrow range of the business world; there are many cases where they don't understand their real rivals

ケイト
せい
生徒
ここ
Kate captured the hearts of her classmates

The fowler's pipe sounds sweet till the bird is caught

Try to see the problem from her point of view

He set a trap to catch the animal

かれ
ぜんれい
前例
かい
機会
He seized on the unprecedented opportunity

The cat began to tear at the mouse it caught

This side of the house catches the morning sun