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to fall in; trap
Kanji 1098

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Synopsis

Collapsed land. The fall of a city in wartime. Defective cars. Holes in theories. Framing and trapping people. Becoming psychologically or economically depressed. With 陥 you can talk about all these things, as well as saying, “That eventually put him in a very awkward position,” “The news plunged people into distress,” and “Small businesses are feeling the squeeze of inflation.”

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Cover of essay 1098 on 陥 (to fall in), "Heading for a Fall"
Mini Profile
JOYO ON-YOMI
カン
JOYO KUN-YOMI
おちい-る, おとしい-れる
STROKES10
RADICAL阝 (170: left hill)
JLPTN1
HALPERN334/413
HENSHALL1098/1144
SPAHN2d7.11