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拉 means 'kidnap'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1713   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-29    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 10 words   Used in 19 words   Used in 4 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   ラ
On    ラツ   ロウ
Kun    ひし to crush   ひしげる to be crushed   らっする   くだ
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Find out all about the bizarre "abduction issue" in Japan, a mystery that has persisted for decades. Delve into questions about the origins of ramen and various ways of representing that word. Discover a manga character inspired by noodles! Learn to use 拉 to indicate that you've been crushed by misfortune or weighed down by worries. And see how such random meanings all connect to 拉.
⿰   () hand   stand  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 拉 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 拉 is used 10 times, read 2 ways.
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ラ : 5 words FIND ALL
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taking captive; carrying away; kidnapping; kidnaping; abduction
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ひし : 5 words FIND ALL
2
'gu' godan verb, transitive verb
to crush
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2128  Key to Kanji:

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ラ    kidnap   
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hand
リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
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