Kanji details for

 
Uses 11 strokes


Search words that:
- start with 掻
- end with 掻
- contain 掻
scratch, rake, comb, paddle, behead
KUN:
  • か.く
    ka.ku
ON:
  • ソウ
    sou
Written with 11 strokes

Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 98 results)

Godan-ku verb, transitive verb
1.
to scratch(usually kana)
2.
to perspire
See also:汗をかく
3.
to shovel, to paddle
Other readings:
かく《搔く》

Godan-ku verb, intransitive verb
1.
to struggle, to writhe, to wriggle, to squirm(usually kana)
2.
to act frantically, to make desperate efforts(usually kana)
Other readings:
もがく《踠く》[2]
Notes:
  1. ateji (phonetic) reading
  2. word containing out-dated kanji

Godan-su verb, transitive verb
1.
to stir, to churn, to poke (a fire), to disturb (water)
2.
to rummage around
3.
to throw into confusion, to throw into chaos, to disturb
All readings:
かき回す【かきまわす】
掻き回す【かきまわす】

noun
shaved ice (usually served with flavored simple syrup), Italian ice, snow cone, sno-cone
All readings:
かき氷【かきごおり】
カキ氷【カキごおり】
掻き氷【かきごおり】[1]
欠き氷【かきごおり】
欠氷【かきごおり】
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

noun
female assistant who scrubbed customers at public baths and also offered sexual services (Edo period)(archaism)
See also:湯女

noun
struggling, pawing (e.g. horses' hooves)(usually kana)
Other readings:
あがき《足搔き》[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

Godan-ku verb, intransitive verb
1.
to paw (at) the ground(usually kana)
2.
to struggle (using one's arms and legs), to flounder, to flail about(usually kana)
3.
to struggle (to escape an adverse situation), to strive, to make every effort(usually kana)

noun, no-adjective, na-adjective
sweating easily, profuse sweater
See also:汗っかき
All readings:
汗かき【あせかき】
汗掻き【あせかき】

noun, na-adjective, no-adjective
sweating easily, profuse sweater
All readings:
汗っかき【あせっかき】
汗っ掻き【あせっかき】

expression, Godan-ku verb
to perspire, to sweat
All readings:
汗をかく【あせをかく】
汗を掻く【あせをかく】
汗を搔く【あせをかく】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 65 results)

He has a habit of scratching his back and biting his nails

しゃかい
社会
がくしゃ
学者
なか
背中
くせ
The sociologist has a habit of scratching his back

She struggled to get up

The animal struggled to get out of the cage

In summer it is essential to drink lots of water when we sweat

かれ
あた
くせ
He has the habit of scratching his head

しんけいしつ
神経質な
ひと
あた
Nervous people will scratch their heads

You should try not to scratch your insect bites

I struggled to get out of the subway

You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours

The lion struggled to get out of his cage

さいきん
最近の
、「
はじ
生き恥
」「
あかはじ
赤恥
Recently I've stopped being afraid of "living in shame" and being exposed to "public ridicule"

せんせい
先生
こと
言葉
メアリー
あせ
冷や汗
The teacher's words put Mary in a cold sweat

She glimpsed him running through the crowd

He scratched his head out of habit

The little boy struggled to free himself from the policeman

His head nodded, and he snored gently

はな
話せば
かれ
はつこい
初恋
ひと
けっこん
結婚した
To make a long story short, he married his first love

I heard Tom snoring during the class

どろぼう
泥棒
けいかん
警官
とうひん
盗品
The thief outwitted the police and got away with his loot