Kana: ユウ、ウ、やさ.しい、すぐ.れる、まさ.る
Romaji: yuu, u, yasa.shii, sugu.reru,

Name Readings

Kana: ゆ、よし
Romaji: yu, yoshi


tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  17
Radical Number:  9
Frequency:  334
Grade:  6
Skip Pattern:  1-2-15
Korean Reading:  u
Chinese Reading:  you1
Unicode:  512a
JIS:  4D25


Halpern Index: 177
Nelson Index: 564
New Nelson Index: 334
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 2a15.1
Four Corner Index: 2124.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 984
Gakken Index: 453
Japanese Names Index: 2599
Daikanwanjiten Index: 1261
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 1.0957
Remembering the kanji Index: 993
Kanji Flashcards Index: 336
Kodansha Compact Index: 140
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 995
Kanji in Context Index: 1168
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 130
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 156
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1002
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1068
Essential Kanji Index: 1148
Kodansha Kanji Index: 200
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 2167
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1000


gentle; elegant; classy; superior; skilled; excellent (in marking, grading, etc.); actor
優勝 (ゆうしょう)
overall victory; championship
女優 (じょゆう)
優秀 (ゆうしゅう)
superiority; excellence
優しい (やさしい)
tender; kind; gentle; graceful; affectionate; amiable
gentle; affectionate
俳優 (はいゆう)
actor; actress; player; performer
声優 (せいゆう)
voice actor or actress (radio, animation, etc.)
優れる (すぐれる)
to surpass; to outstrip; to excel
優先 (ゆうせん)
preference; priority; precedence
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