Meaning of 捉

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Pinyin: zhuō
English Definition: to clutch; to grab; to capture
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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Example Words:
捕捉 [ zhuō ]: to catch; to seize; to capture
捉住 [ zhuō zhù ]: to catch; to grapple with; to hold onto
捉摸 [ zhuō ]: to fathom; to make sense of; to grasp
捉取 [ zhuō ]: to capture
捉奸 [ zhuō jiān ]: to catch a couple in the act (adultery, illicit sexual relations)
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