to push aside with the hand, foot, a stick etc / to dial / to allocate / to set aside (money) / to poke (the fire) / to pluck (a string instrument) / to turn round / classifier: group, batch

= + : Beelzebub (b) wants to leave observatory (o1), but outside he finds that a long hair (发) is blocking his way. He tries to push it aside (拨) with a toy claw (扌), but to no avail. Finally he has no other choice but to dial (拨) a barber to get rid of the hair.

拨 character breakdown

"hand" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 64), occurring in 提, 把, 打 etc

= + : Mnemonic symbol: a toy claw.
to send out / to show (one's feeling) / to issue / to develop / to make a bundle of money / classifier for gunshots (rounds)
hair / Taiwan pr. [fa3]

= + : Frankenstein wants to eat lunch in the ashram's bathroom, but wearing boxing gloves, he's unable to unwind that one long, red hair from his forks.

Characters with 拨 as component

拨 is not used as a component in another character.

Words with 拨

to incite disharmony / to instigate
lit. four ounces can move a thousand catties (idiom) / fig. to achieve much with little effort
plucked string instrument / CL:件[jian4]
appropriate sum of money
to pull out / to allocate (funds) / to dial
splash (of a fish)
plucked string or stringed instrument / plucked instrument
dial-up (Internet connection)
to set right / to correct
to assign / to allocate / to transfer (money to an account)
to pluck (a string)
to incite a quarrel (idiom); to sow discord between people / to tell tales / to make mischief

Sentences with 拨

拨 currently does not appear in any sentence.