Kana: コ、よ.ぶ
Romaji: ko, yo.bu

Name Reading

Kana: よぶ
Romaji: yobu


call, call out to, invite

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  8
Radical Number:  30
Frequency:  498
Grade:  6
Skip Pattern:  1-3-5
Korean Reading:  ho
Chinese Reading:  hu1
Unicode:  547c
JIS:  3846


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呼ぶ (よぶ)
to call out (to); to call; to invoke; to summon (a doctor, etc.); to invite; to designate; to name; to brand; to garner (support, etc.); to gather; to take as one's wife
呼吸 (こきゅう)
breath; respiration; knack; trick; secret (of doing something)
呼び出す (よびだす)
to summon; to call (e.g. phone); to convene; to decoy; to lure; to invoke (e.g. subroutine); to call; to open (e.g. a file)
呼び寄せる (よびよせる)
to call; to summon; to send for; to call together
呼応 (こおう)
hailing each other; acting in concert; agreement; concord
呼称 (こしょう)
naming; giving a name; designation; denomination; nominal
呼びかける (よびかける)
to call out to; to accost; to address (crowd); to appeal
呼び名 (よびな)
given name; popular name; mnemonic name
呼び出し (よびだし)
call; summons; paging; curtain call; usher who calls the names of wrestlers, sweeps the ring, etc.; telephone number at which a person without a telephone can be reached; box-shaped area containing clean water for rinsing oneself (in an Edo-period bathhouse); high-ranking prostitute in the Yoshiwara district (Edo period); unlicensed prostitute in the Fukagawa red-light district (Edo period)
呼ばわり (よばわり)
to call (e.g. somebody a thief); to denounce; to brand as
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