Kana: ヨク、ほっ.する、ほ.しい
Romaji: yoku, ho.suru, ho.shii


longing, covetousness, greed, passion, desire, craving

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  11
Radical Number:  150
Frequency:  902
Grade:  6
Skip Pattern:  1-7-4
Korean Reading:  yog
Chinese Reading:  yu4
Unicode:  6b32
JIS:  4D5F


Halpern Index: 1475
Nelson Index: 4461
New Nelson Index: 2936
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 4j7.1
Four Corner Index: 8768.2
Guide to Remembering Index: 987
Gakken Index: 999
Daikanwanjiten Index: 16080
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 6.0624
Remembering the kanji Index: 792
Kanji Flashcards Index: 650
Kodansha Compact Index: 1122
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 997
Kanji in Context Index: 1124
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 990
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1341
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 800
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 855
Essential Kanji Index: 535
Kodansha Kanji Index: 1867
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 2062
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 876
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 936


greed; craving; desire; avarice; wants
欲望 (よくぼう)
desire; appetite; lust
欲求 (よっきゅう)
食欲 (しょくよく)
appetite (for food)
欲情 (よくじょう)
passion; passions; (sexual) desire; craving
欲しい (ほしい)
wanted; wished for; in need of; desired; I want (you) to
意欲 (いよく)
will; desire; ambition; urge (e.g. creative urge)
性欲 (せいよく)
sexual desire
貪欲 (どんよく、とんよく、たんよく)
avarice; greed; covetousness; raga (desire)
欲する (ほっする)
to want; to desire
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