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Stroke Count
17 Strokes
人 + 15 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness
Kun'yomi: やさ.しい、すぐ.れる、まさ.る。
On'yomi: ウ。(Go-on Reading)
ユウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 優

Dictionary Entries for 優

  1. gentle; affectionate

  1. Excellent (grade); A (on a 優, 良, 可 scale)
  2. superiority; excellence
na adjective
  1. gentle; graceful; elegant
  2. skillful

Stroke Order Diagrams for 優

Construction of Character for 優

Radicals and parts present in 優
» Part
» Part one, one radical (no.1)
» Part wa-shaped crown radical (no. 14)
» Part winter radical (no. 34)
» Part heart, mind, spirit, heart radical (no. 61)
» Part white
» Part oneself
Kanji variants for 優
» Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 優

Kanji related to 優

  • 使


  • 宿

Meanings in Other Languages for 優

  1. tendresse, gentillesse, exceller, surpasser, supériorité, acteur
  1. ternura, superar, superação, ator, superioridade, gentileza
  1. excelente, sobresaliente, especial, papel, función, elegante, tierno, amable, cariñoso, sobrepasar, dejar atrás, sobresalir

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