Kanji 約

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Strokes: 9
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ヤク
yaku
Kun:
つづ.まる、つづ.める、つづま.やか
tsuzu.maru, tsuzu.meru, tsuzuma.yaka
Meaning:
promise, approximately, shrink
Grade: 4
JLPT: 3
In names: なり nari
Shape: idc
Elements: , 丶, , ,
Categories: N3 (JLPT)

Examples

予約する
よやくする
yoyakusuru
reserve
先約
せんやく
senyaku
previous engagement
契約する
けいやくする
keiyakusuru
make a contract
婚約する
こんやくする
konyakusuru
get engaged (marriage)
節約する
せつやくする
setsuyakusuru
save, conserve
約一年
やくいちねん
yakuichinen
about one year
約束する
やくそくする
yakusokusuru
promise [v.t.]
要約する
ようやくする
yooyakusuru
summarize
解約する
かいやくする
kaiyakusuru
cancel a contract

Reading in other languages

Korean: 약, 요
Korean (latin): yag, yo
Pinyin: yue1, yao1
Vietnam: Ước

Codepoints

Big-5: AC F9
Decimal: 32004
Hex: 7D04
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-44-83
Unicode UTF-16: 7D04
Unicode UTF-8: E7 B4 84

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 726
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 621
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 591
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 451
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 137
Japanese For Busy People: 2.12
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 808
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 211
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 211
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 860
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 1177
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 381
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 1516
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 1632
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 1374
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 8, page 0939): 27242X
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 1280
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 1362
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 1462
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 258
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 3499
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 4440
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 534
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