8 strokes
best regards, good
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1766 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 宜陽殿 【ギヨウデン】 pavilion housing imperial treasures and historical artifacts (in Heian Palace)
  • 時宜 【ジギ】 right time, appropriate time, season's greetings
  • 友誼 【ユウギ】 friendship, friendly relations, fellowship

Kun reading compounds

  • 宜しい 【よろしい】 good, OK, all right, fine, very well, will do, may, can
  • 宜しく 【よろしく】 well, properly, suitably, best regards, please remember me, please treat me favorably (favourably), please take care of, please do, just like ..., as though one were ..., by all means, of course
  • よろしくお願いいたします 【よろしくおねがいいたします】 please remember me, please help me, please treat me well, I look forward to working with you, please do, please take care of


Japanese names:
き、 たか、 のぶ、 のり、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • apropiado
  • adecuado
  • conveniente
  • correcto


  • melhores cumprimentos
  • bons


  • convenable
  • bon
  • mes amitiés!
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