Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
entice, lead, tempt, invite, ask, call for, seduce, allure
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
993 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 誘致 【ユウチ】 attraction, lure, invitation
  • 誘拐 【ユウカイ】 abduction, kidnapping, kidnaping
  • 不招請勧誘 【フショウセイカンユウ】 unsolicited promotion
  • 劇場型勧誘 【ゲキジョウガタカンユウ】 advertising fraudulent investment schemes with glossy brochures, phone calls, etc.

Kun reading compounds

  • 誘う 【さそう】 to invite, to ask (someone to do), to call (for), to take (someone) along, to tempt, to lure, to entice, to seduce, to induce (tears, laughter, sleepiness, etc.), to arouse (e.g. sympathy), to provoke
  • 誘う 【さそう】 to invite, to ask (someone to do), to call (for), to take (someone) along, to tempt, to lure, to entice, to seduce, to induce (tears, laughter, sleepiness, etc.), to arouse (e.g. sympathy), to provoke

Readings

Chinese:
you4
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • tentación
  • seducción
  • invitación
  • tentar
  • seducir
  • invitar
  • atraer

Portuguese

  • atrair
  • primazia
  • tentação
  • convidar
  • perguntar
  • pedir
  • seduzir
  • fascinação

French

  • inviter
  • entraîner
  • tenter
  • inciter
  • séduire
  • charme
1870 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1196 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4371 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1222 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1757 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1684 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1799 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
274 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1691 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1952 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1044 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1407 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
925 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35525 Morohashi
1550 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5625 New Nelson (John Haig)
916 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
982 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1729 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3045 2001 Kanji
7a7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
1-7-8 SKIP code
0262.7 Four corner code
45-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a98 Unicode hex code