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scratch; rake; comb; paddle; behead

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Stroke counts: 11 Skip code: 1-3-8

Example Words

掻攫う[kassarau] to nab
藻掻く[mogaku] to struggle
悪足掻き[waruagaki] useless resistance
引掻く[hikkaku] to scratch
隔靴掻痒[kakkasouyou] being frustrated because something is not quite as hoped (just as one cannot scratch an itch from outside a shoe)
汗を掻く[asewokaku] to perspire
犬掻き[inukaki] dog paddle (swimming style)
掻き回す[kakimawasu] to stir up
掻き合わせる[kakiawaseru] to adjust
掻き込む[kakikomu] to carry under the arm

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