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.
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Example Words
捕捉 zhuō to catch; to seize; to capture
捉摸 zhuō to fathom; to make sense of; to grasp
捉弄 zhuō nòng to tease
捉拿 zhuō to arrest; to catch a criminal
捕风捉影 fēng zhuō yǐng lit. chasing the wind and clutching at shadows (idiom); fig. groundless accusations; to act on hearsay evidence
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