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side (of body); carry under arm
on: EKI
kun: tasu-keru wakibasa-mu
strokes: 11
radical: 手, 扌,龵 (no. 64)
to support by the arm; to help; to promote; at the side; also pr. ; ◇ to tuck (into a pocket); to hide; to conceal;
pinyin:
strokes: 11
radical: 手, 扌,龵 (no. 64)

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Additional details for 掖

Frequency in Japanese: not frequent
Morohashi: 12262 5.0278
SKIP code: 1-3-8
Four corner code: 5004.7
Korean reading: aeg
Unihan English meanings (for Chinese):
support with the arms; stick in, tuck in; fold up
Unihan on: EKI
Unihan kun: WAKIBASAMU TASUKERU WAKI
Unihan pinyin: yē
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