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コウ//    しぼ.る/    し.める/shi.meru/    し.まる/shi.maru/KOU/コウ/しぼ.る/    shi.meru/し.める/    shi.maru/し.まる/

strangle;  constrict;  wring Frenchétrangler;  serrer;  tordre Portugueseestrangular;  apertar;  torcer Spanishconstreñir;  contraer;  torcer;  estrujar

Radical: (silk).   Strokes: 12画.   Elements: 糸幺小父亠.   Pinyin: jiǎo / jiǎ.   Hangul:  [gyo].

Jōyō Kanji High School.   JLPT N1.

Example compounds:
コウ首刑こうしゅけいkōshukei】death by hanging
こうさつkōsatsu】strangulation; strangling
しぼshiboru振りふりしぼるfurishiboru】to muster (one's strength); to strain (e.g. one's voice)
しぼるshiboru】to wring; to rack (one's brains); to extort; to chew out; to drill into; to narrow down (one's focus); to gather up (a curtain, etc.); to stop down (a lens); to turn down (e.g. the radio); to bend (a bow); to hold down
引きひきしぼるhikishiboru】to draw bow to limit; to draw aside curt
めるshimeruめるしめるshimeru】to strangle; to constrict
首をめるくびをしめるkubiwoshimeru】to wring the neck; to strangle
真綿で首をめるまわたでくびをしめるmawatadekubiwoshimeru】to drag things out; to creep up slowly on the point; to strangle (execute) slowly with a silk cord (instead of quickly with a rope)
まるshimaruまるしまるshimaru】to be strangled; to be constricted
首がまるくびがしまるkubigashimaru】to have one's neck wrung
Codepoints and classification codes:
25-42JIS X 0208
2094.8Four Corner
2766De Roo
Dictionary indices:
3535Classic Nelson
4485The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
1349New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
913Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
1348Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
1825A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
1394Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
27421Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 8 p. 1049
1261A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
1452Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
1630Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
1576Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
1565Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
1533Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1360Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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