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捉 means 'capture'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 1824   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-33    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 6 words   Used in 13 words   Used in 2 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ソク
Kun
   とらえる to capture, seize
On    サク
Kun    つか to capture
⿰   () hand   foot  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 捉 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 捉 is used 13 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
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ソク : 2 words FIND ALL
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1. capture; seizure; prehension
2. apprehension; understanding
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とらえる : 7 words FIND ALL
expression, ichidan verb
to grasp the meaning
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つか : 3 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: 捕まる
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to be caught; to be arrested  (usu. 捕まる)
2. to hold on to; to grasp  (usu. 掴まる; often written with kana only)
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つか (read as づか) : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: 手づかみ
noun
grasping (with one's bare hands); holding; grabbing; seizing; catching
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2056  Key to Kanji:

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ソク   とらえる to capture, seize   
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hand
ソク   あし foot; leg   た to add   た    たりる to be sufficient   
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