Components

撮 means 'take a picture'

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Strokes : 15    Frequency: 996   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-9    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 34 words   Used in 79 words   Used in 8 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   サツ
Kun
   to take (a picture)
Kun    つま   -ど
⿰   () hand   most  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 撮 is used 2 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 撮 is used 77 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
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サツ : 48 words FIND ALL
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photography (still or motion); photographing; filming; shooting; (video) recording
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: 11 words FIND ALL
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Most common form: とる
'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to take (a photo)  (esp. 撮る)
2. to record (video, audio, etc.); to make (a film)  (esp. 録る)
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つま : 10 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. pinch (of something); one piece
2. easy victory
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(read as ど) : 8 words FIND ALL
noun (suffix)
takes (e.g. of photographs); exposures
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An additional 2 less common words include 撮 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1305  Joy o' Kanji : 1305  Key to Kanji:

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サツ   take a picture   と to take (a picture)   
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サイ   もっと most   
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シュ   と to take   
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ジ   みみ ear   
また again   
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
hand
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