絞 (strangle) kanji
Strangle
This kanji has 12 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 8.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:strangle, constrict, wring
On reading:コウ
Kun reading:しぼ-る、し-める、し-まる
shibo-ru, shi-meru, shi-maru

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絞殺
こうさつ
strangulation
知恵を絞る
ちえをしぼる
think hard, beat one's brains
絞め技
しめわざ
choking techniques (Judo)
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