Godan verb, intransitive verb

  1. to span, to bridge, to cross, to straddle.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
 
 
架かる かかる

Contained Kanji Breakdown

erect, frame, mount
カ か.ける (8th, N1)
add, addition, increase
カ くわ.える (4th, N3)
power, strength, strong
ちから リョク リキ (1st, N4)
mouth
くち コウ ク (1st, N4)
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)