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tegakari
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

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[()·がか()·]
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[()·がか()·]
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Root Words:

[() + かかり]
te + kakari

English Meaning(s) for 手がかり

noun
  1. clue; lead; key; trail; scent; track
  2. handhold; hold

Definition and Synonyms for 手がかり

Key something crucial for explaining
Synonyms: きー, キー, ヒント, キーポイント, 手がかり, 手掛け, 手蔓, 決め手, 秘訣, 秘鑰, 糸口, , , 要訣, 要諦, 足がかり, ,
Lead evidence pointing to a possible solution
Synonyms: 手がかり, 手掛け, 手蔓, 端緒, 糸口, 食いつき, 食いつく
Clew evidence that helps to solve a problem
Synonyms: きー, キー, ヒント, きっかけ, 傍証, 小口, 手がかり, 手掛け, 手蔓, 示唆, 端緒, 糸口, , , 足がかり, , , 食いつき, 食いつく
Hint a slight indication
Synonyms: きー, キー, ヒント, ほのめかし, ほのめかす, 手がかり, 手掛け, 手蔓, 暗示, 示唆, 端緒, 糸口, , , ,

Meanings for each kanji in 手がかり

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Categories 手がかり is a member of

Explanation thought that makes something comprehensible
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Evidence your basis for belief or disbelief
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Evidence an indication that makes something evident
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Indication something that serves to indicate or suggest
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 手がかり

Sample Sentences for 手がかり

He found a clue to solve the mysterious affair.
Did the police find any trace of the murderer?
We need some clues to understand it.
You have missed an important clue.
This letter is the only key to the mystery.

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