挟 means 'put between'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 1741   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-21    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 54    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 16 words   Used in 28 words   Used in 20 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   はさ to put between   はさまる to be caught between
On    ショウ
Kun    わきばさ   さしはさ
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⿰   () hand   between  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 挟 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 挟 is used 28 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
キョウ : 7 words FIND ALL
pincer movement; pincer attack
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はさ : 15 words FIND ALL
'mu' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to interpose; to hold between; to insert
2. to be on either side (e.g. road); to be across (e.g. street, river); to be beyond
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はさ (read as ばさ) : 6 words FIND ALL
ice tongs
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キョウ   はさ to put between   はさまる to be caught between   
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フ   フウ   おっと husband   
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ニ   ふた    ふた two   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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