Kana: ホウ、だ.く、いだ.く、かか.える
Romaji: hou, da.ku, ida.ku, kaka.eru

Name Reading

Kana: たば
Romaji: taba


embrace, hug, hold in arms

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  8
Radical Number:  64
Frequency:  871
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-3-5
Korean Reading:  po
Chinese Reading:  bao4
Unicode:  62b1
JIS:  4A7A


Halpern Index: 306
Nelson Index: 1883
New Nelson Index: 2125
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3c5.15
Four Corner Index: 5701.2
Guide to Remembering Index: 1794
Gakken Index: 1229
Japanese Names Index: 584
Daikanwanjiten Index: 11917P
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 5.0158
Remembering the kanji Index: 645
Kanji Flashcards Index: 562
Kodansha Compact Index: 883
Kanji in Context Index: 1012
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 227
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 271
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 652
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 697
Essential Kanji Index: 1633
Kodansha Kanji Index: 363
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1356
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1186


抱く (いだく、だく、うだく)
to embrace; to hold in the arms (e.g. a baby); to hug; to harbour (e.g. grudge) (harbor); to bear (e.g. a grudge); to entertain (e.g. suspicion); to have sex with; to make love to; to sleep with; to sit on eggs
抱きしめる (だきしめる)
to hug someone close; to hold someone tight; to embrace closely
抱擁 (ほうよう)
embrace; hug; holding in one's arms
抱え込む (かかえこむ)
to hold a thing in one's arms; to carry in one's arms; to embrace (e.g. a baby); to take upon oneself; to be saddled with
抱き合う (だきあう)
to embrace each other
抱える (かかえる)
to hold or carry under or in the arms; to have (esp. problems, debts, etc.); to employ; to engage; to hire
抱卵 (ほうらん)
抱きつく (だきつく)
to cling to; to embrace
介抱 (かいほう)
nursing; looking after
抱負 (ほうふ)
aspiration; ambition; pretension
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