Kana: オウ、ヨウ、-ノウ、あた.る、まさに、こた.える
Romaji: ou, you, -nou,, masani, kota.eru

Name Readings

Kana: お、たか、まさ
Romaji: o, taka, masa


apply, answer, yes, OK, reply, accept

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  7
Radical Number:  53
Frequency:  266
Grade:  5
Skip Pattern:  3-3-4
Korean Reading:  eung
Chinese Reading:  ying4
Unicode:  5fdc
JIS:  317E


Halpern Index: 3066
Nelson Index: 1504
New Nelson Index: 1789
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3q4.2
Four Corner Index: 0023.0
Guide to Remembering Index: 622
Gakken Index: 413
Japanese Names Index: 509
Daikanwanjiten Index: 10347P
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 4.0965
Remembering the kanji Index: 607
Kanji Way Index: 362
Kanji Flashcards Index: 530
Kodansha Compact Index: 768
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 651
Kanji in Context Index: 1119
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1946
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2640
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 614
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 653
Essential Kanji Index: 718
Kodansha Kanji Index: 3804
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 558
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 556
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 663


agreement; affirmative; aye; yes; OK; okay; yeah; all right
反応 (はんのう、はんおう)
reaction; response
応援 (おうえん)
aid; assistance; help; reinforcement; rooting; barracking; support; cheering
応募 (おうぼ)
application; subscription; entry (competition, raffle, etc.); enlistment
適応 (てきおう)
adaptation; accommodation; conformity
対応 (たいおう)
interaction; correspondence; coping with; dealing with; support; response; reception; software support; ability of a computer system to run specific software; compatibility
応じる (おうじる)
to respond; to satisfy; to accept; to comply with; to apply for
応用 (おうよう)
application; put to practical use
慶応 (けいおう)
Keiô era (1865.4.7-1868.9.8)
応える (こたえる)
to respond; to answer; to meet (e.g. demands, expectations); to affect; to take a toll; to strike home; to have an effect on; to be hard on someone (e.g. heat, cold, work, illness, etc.); to be a strain
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