拉 - Dong Chinese dictionary

pull

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
扌 meaning component

  Meaning component

shoushǒu

  

hand

is a component form of .

立 sound component

  Sound component

  

stand

Evolution

拉 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
拉 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

pull, drag; seize, hold; lengthen; to pull; to play (a bowed instrument); to drag; to draw; to chat

Most common words with 拉
Freq.
Word
Meaning

to pull

伊拉克

Iraq

拉开

to pull open

卡拉

Cara, Karla etc (name)

莎拉

Sara or Sarah (name)

Component uses

Sound component in 1 character