Definition of 優

  • tenderness
  • excel
  • surpass
  • actor
  • superiority
  • gentleness

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ユウ
  • やさしい
  • すぐれる
  • まさ

Popular Words With This Kanji

優勝, ゆうしょう

overall victory, championship

優先, ゆうせん

preference, priority, precedence

勝る, 優る, まさる

to excel, to surpass, to exceed, to have an edge, to be superior, to outrival, to outweigh, to preponderate

俳優, はいゆう

actor, actress, player, performer

女優, じょゆう

actress

有利, 優利, ゆうり

advantageous, better, profitable, lucrative

優, やさ

gentle, affectionate

優れる, 勝れる, 傑れる, すぐれる

to surpass, to outstrip, to excel

優秀, ゆうしゅう

superiority, excellence

優しい, やさしい

tender, kind, gentle, graceful, affectionate, amiable, suave


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