支 (branch) kanji
Branch
This kanji has 4 strokes. It is being learnt at grade 5.
This kanji belongs to jōyō (regular-use) kanji.
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Meaning:branch, support, sustain, branch radical (no. 65)
On reading:
shi
Kun reading:ささ-える、つか-える、か-う
sasa-eru, tsuka-eru, ka-u

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支配する
しはいする
govern, dominate, control
支持する
しじする
support, uphold, espouse
柱で支える
はしらでささえる
support with posts
心の支え
こころのささえ
a prop of one's mind
骨が喉に支えた
ほねがのどにつかえた
A bone has stuck in my throat.
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