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Kanji Details for 抱

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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
Radical
手 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. embrace, hug, hold in arms
Readings
Kun'yomi: だ.く、いだ.く、かか.える。(Jouyou Reading)
たば。
On'yomi: ボウ。(Go-on Reading)
ホウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 抱

Stroke Order Diagrams for 抱

Construction of Character for 抱

Radicals and parts present in 抱
Part wrapping enclosure, wrapping radical (no. 20) Kanji Details »
Part stop, halt, previously, already, long ago Kanji Details »
Part hand, hand radical (no. 64) Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 抱
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」、「包」は「胎児)」をつつむ様であり、手で包むようにかかえること。

Kanji related to 抱

Meanings in Other Languages for 抱

French
  1. prendre dans les bras, étreindre, embrasser
Portuguese
  1. abraço, abraçar, segura em braços
Spanish
  1. abrazo, sostener en los brazos, abrazar

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