Kanji 慾

Radical: (61)
Strokes: 15
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On:
ヨク
yoku
Kun:
ほっ.する
ho..suru
Meaning:
covetousness, greed, passion, desire, craving
Shape: idc
Elements: ?, , , , , ,
Variants:

Examples

寡欲
かよく
kayoku
unselfishness;wanting little
強欲
ごうよく
gouyoku
greedy;avaricious;rapacious;insatiable
禁欲
きんよく
kinyoku
abstinence;self-control;celibacy;abnegation;ascetism
情欲
じょうよく
jouyoku
passions;sexual desire;lust
色欲
しきよく
shikiyoku
lust;sexual appetite
食欲
しょくよく
shokuyoku
appetite (for food)
性欲
せいよく
seiyoku
sexual desire
節欲
せつよく
setsuyoku
control one's desires;abstinence
物欲
ぶつよく
butsuyoku
greed;worldly or materialistic desires
無欲
むよく
muyoku
unselfish;disinterested;unavaricious;free of avarice

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): yog
Pinyin: yu4
Vietnam: Dục

Codepoints

Big-5: BC A4
Decimal: 24958
Hex: 617E
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-45-61
Unicode UTF-16: 617E
Unicode UTF-8: E6 85 BE

Dictionary Indices

Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 3551
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 4, page 1175): 11163
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 2862
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 2984
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 2988
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 1746
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 1951
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