控 (withdraw) kanji
Withdraw
This kanji has 11 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 8.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:withdraw, draw in, hold back, refrain from, be moderate
On reading:コウ
Kun reading:ひか-える、ひか-え
hika-eru, hika-e

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控除
こうじょ
deduction, subtraction
デザートを控える
でざーとをひかえる
do not eat dessert, eat dessert moderately
控えをとる
ひかえをとる
take a copy, make a duplicate
控えの選手
ひかえのせんしゅ
a benchwarmer, a reserve (backup, substitute) player
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