Components

擁 means 'hug'

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Strokes : 16    Frequency: 1883   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-34    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 6 words   Used in 9 words   Used in 6 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ヨウ
Kun
   hug, embrace
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⿰   () hand   softening  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 擁 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 擁 is used 9 times, read 1 way.
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ヨウ : 9 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. protection; advocacy; support; defence; championship; vindication
2. to protect (e.g. rights, etc.); to advocate (e.g. free trade, etc.); to support
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Henshall: 1882  Joy o' Kanji : 1882  Key to Kanji:

Cascading kanji view

ヨウ    hug, embrace   
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ヨウ    softening, mitigation   
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little bird
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short, tiny   
lid
hand
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