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括 means 'fasten'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1706   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-29    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 13 words   Used in 77 words   Used in 7 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   カツ
Kun    くく to fasten, to tie together
⿰   () hand   tongue  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 括 is used 4 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 括 is used 71 times, read 2 ways (with 3 variations).
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カツ : 39 words FIND ALL
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all together; batch; one lump; one bundle; summing up
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カツ (read as かっ) : 16 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: カッコ
parentheses; brackets  (often written with kana only)
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くく : 13 words FIND ALL
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noun
lump together; put all together
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くく (read as くくり) : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
pillow stuffed with buckwheat chaff, rice husks or similar material
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がっ: 2 words. FIND ALL
parentheses; round parentheses
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Henshall: 1085  Joy o' Kanji : 1085  Key to Kanji:

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カツ    fasten   
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ゼツ   した tongue   
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セン   1000; thousand   ち 1000   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
stick   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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hand
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