Kanji details for

 
Uses 11 strokes


Search words that:
- start with 掴
- end with 掴
- contain 掴
catch, seize, grasp, hold, arrest, capture
KUN:
  • つか.む
    tsuka.mu
  • つか.まえる
    tsuka.maeru
  • つか.まる
    tsuka.maru
ON:
  • カク
    kaku
Written with 11 strokes

Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 28 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)
Other readings:
つかむ《摑む》
つかむ《攫む》
つかむ《把む》
つかむ《捉む》

いぶくろつか
ibukurowotsukamu
expression, Godan-mu verb
to attract someone with food
All readings:
胃袋をつかむ【いぶくろをつかむ】
胃袋を掴む【いぶくろをつかむ】

na-adjective, noun
1.
rough (explanation, details, etc.), broad, general
noun, auxillary suru verb
2.
grabbing a big handful
All readings:
大づかみ【おおづかみ】
大掴み【おおづかみ】

おぼものわらつか
oborerumonohawarawomotsukamu
expression
a drowning man will catch at a straw(proverb)
All readings:
おぼれる者はわらをもつかむ【おぼれるものはわらをもつかむ】
おぼれる者は藁をもつかむ【おぼれるものはわらをもつかむ】
溺れる者は藁をも掴む【おぼれるものはわらをもつかむ】

expression, Godan-mu verb
to grasp at the air
Other readings:
空をつかむ【くうをつかむ】

Godan-mu verb, expression
to win over, to win (someone's) heart and mind
All readings:
心をつかむ【こころをつかむ】
心を掴む【こころをつかむ】

つか
kotsuwotsukamu
expression, Godan-mu verb
to get the hang of, to learn the secret to(usually kana)
Other readings:
こつをつかむ《骨を掴む》
こつをつかむ《骨をつかむ》
コツをつかむ《コツを掴む》

しっつか
shippowotsukamu
expression, Godan-mu verb
1.
to have something on someone, to catch someone out, to trip someone up, to have evidence, to get a lead(idiom )
2.
to grab by the tail
Other readings:
尻尾をつかむ【しっぽをつかむ】
しっぽを掴む【しっぽをつかむ】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 106 results)

He clutched her arm firmly

What you are saying doesn't make sense

ひと
とつぜん
突然
わた
私の
うで
A stranger seized me by the arm

かのじょ
彼女
わた
私の
うで
She reached out for my arm

わた
私の
うで
He caught me by the arm

He took hold of my arm and never let me loose

I grasped the whole meaning of the book by reading

おと
わた
私の
うで
The man took my arm

She gripped my arm tightly

さけ
おと
わた
私の
えり
きた
汚い
こと
言葉
The drunken man grasped my collar and swore at me

The boy seized the ladder, and began to climb

I threw the rope and she caught hold of it

Somebody caught me by the arm

He clutched his wallet in his hand

かれ
わた
私の
つか
掴んだ
He took me by the hand

かれ
わた
私の
He caught hold of my hand

かのじょ
彼女
わた
私の
うで
She caught me by the arm

ぼく
かのじょ
彼女の
つか
掴んだ
I caught her by the hand

He caught my hand and pulled me to the second floor