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獲 means 'seize'

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Strokes : 16    Frequency: 1256   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 7    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 10 words   Used in 32 words   Used in 1 name   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   カク
Kun
   to seize
It might seem from the primary definition of 獲 and from its “animal” radical that this kanji is mainly for trapping wild animals, rounding up strays, chasing prey, and catching fish. You can certainly use 獲 in those ways, but this kanji also enables you to talk about acquiring languages, capturing an enemy’s equipment, winning literary prizes, getting ahold of busy people, and much more.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 獲
⿰   () dog   measure  
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 defend  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 獲 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 獲 is used 25 times, read 2 ways.
カク : 22 words FIND ALL
acquisition; possession
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: 3 words FIND ALL
noun
game; spoils; trophy; prey
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5
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Henshall: 1079  Joy o' Kanji : 1079  Key to Kanji:

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カク   え to seize   
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5
はか to measure   
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おぎ reeds, grass used for mats   
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little bird
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grass   
また again   
5
ケン   いぬ dog   
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