Kana: カツ
Romaji: katsu


hoarse, scold

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  11
Radical Number:  30
Frequency:  1858
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-3-8
Korean Reading:  ae
Chinese Reading:  he4
Unicode:  559d
JIS:  3365


Halpern Index: 461
Nelson Index: 953
New Nelson Index: 824
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3d8.8
Four Corner Index: 6602.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 1086
Gakken Index: 2009
Daikanwanjiten Index: 3960X
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Remembering the kanji Index: 454
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1140
Kodansha Compact Index: 305
Kanji in Context Index: 1434
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 337
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 417
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 463
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 491
Kodansha Kanji Index: 554
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3752
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1414


exclamation used to scold practitioners (in Zen); scolding or threatening with a shout
喝采 (かっさい)
acclamation; applause; ovation; cheers
恫喝 (どうかつ)
intimidation; threat; bluster
拍手喝采 (はくしゅかっさい)
clapping and cheering; applause
大喝 (だいかつ)
shouting in a thunderous voice
恐喝 (きょうかつ)
blackmail; extortion; threat (to extort money)
一喝 (いっかつ)
cry in a thundering voice; one roar
活を入れる (かつをいれる)
to apply the art of resuscitation (in judo, etc.); to breathe life into; to stimulate; to encourage someone; to give someone a pep talk
大喝一声 (だいかついっせい)
shouting in a thunderous voice; blustering out
脅喝 (きょうかつ)
threat; intimidation; menace
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