Kanji 欲

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Strokes: 11
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On:
ヨク
yoku
Kun:
ほっ.する、ほ.しい
ho..suru, ho.shii
Meaning:
longing, covetousness, greed, passion, desire, craving
Grade: 6
JLPT: 2
Phonetic: (ヨク)
Shape: idc
Elements: ?, , , ,
Synonyms:
Variants:
Categories: N2 (JLPT)

Examples

意欲
いよく
iyoku
ambition
よく
yoku
greed
欲しい
ほしい
hoshii
want [adj.]
欲する
ほっする
hossuru
want
欲張り
よくばり
yokubari
greedy
欲望
よくぼう
yokubou
desire
物欲
ぶつよく
butsuyoku
materialistic desire
知識欲
ちしきよく
chishikiyoku
intellectual thirst
貪欲な
どんよくな
donyokuna
greedy
食欲
しょくよく
shokuyoku
appetite (for food)

Reading in other languages

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

Codepoints

Big-5: B1 FD
Decimal: 27442
Hex: 6B32
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-45-63
Unicode UTF-16: 6B32
Unicode UTF-8: E6 AC B2

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Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 999
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 650
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 1179
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Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 990
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Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 1124
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 1122
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 1867
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 800
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 6, page 0624): 16080
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 1475
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 792
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The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 4461
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