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Kanji Details for 優

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Strokes: 17

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tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness
  • ユウ
  • やさ.しい
  • すぐ.れる
  • まさ.る

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 優勝

    overall victory; championship

  • 優先

    preference; priority; precedence

  • 勝る, 優る

    to excel; to surpass; to exceed; to have an edge; to be superior; to outrival

    to outweigh; to preponderate