Kanji 要

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On:
ヨウ
you
Kun:
い.る、かなめ
i.ru, kaname
Reading in names:
とし
toshi
Meanings:
need, main point, essence, pivot, key to
требоваться; быть нужным
Grade: 4
JLPT: 3
Phonetic: (ヨウ)
Kanji shape: idc
Kanji elements: , 覀
Homonyms: , , , ,

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Examples

不要な
ふような
fuyoona
unnecessary
unnecessary
必要な
ひつような
hitsuyoona
necessary
necessary
肝心要
かんじんかなめ
kanjinkaname
main point
main point
要する
ようする
yoosuru
require
require
要る
いる
iru
быть необходимым; нужно
need
need
要求する
ようきゅうする
yookyuusuru
demand [v.t.]
demand [v.t.]
要石
かなめいし
kanameishi
keystone
keystone
要約する
ようやくする
yooyakusuru
summarize
summarize
重要な
じゅうような
juuyoona
important
important
需要
じゅよう
juyoo
demand
demand

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): yo
Pinyin: yao4, yao1
Vietnam: Yếu, Yêu

Encoding

BIG5: AD 6E
DECIMAL: 35201
HEX: 8981
JIS_LEVEL: 1
MINKUTEN: 1-45-55
UTF16: 8981
UTF8: E8 A6 81

Dictionary indexes

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 729
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 623
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 593
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 262
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 117
Japanese For Busy People: 3.16
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 887
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 1218
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 425
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 419
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 1683
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 2290
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 424
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 1639
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 3263
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 1618
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (Volume 10, page 0310): 34768P
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 2635
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 1604
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 1730
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 78
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 4274
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 5515
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 536
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