Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
commonplace, ordinary, employment
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2038 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 庸 【ヨウ】 tax paid to avoid forced labor (ritsuryō period), tax in kind, mediocrity
  • 庸君 【ヨウクン】 stupid ruler
  • 登用 【トウヨウ】 appointment, assignment, promotion
  • 凡庸 【ボンヨウ】 mediocre, ordinary, commonplace, banal

Readings

Japanese names:
つね、 のぶ、 やす
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yong1
Korean:
yong

Spanish

  • común
  • ordinario
  • mediocre
  • contratar
  • dar empleo

Portuguese

  • lugar comum
  • comum
  • emprego

French

  • banal
  • ordinaire
  • emploi
1875 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1909 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1520 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1302 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1260 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1507 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1696 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1812 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1728 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
594 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3881 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1998 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2697 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1190 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9378 Morohashi
3128 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1624 New Nelson (John Haig)
1182 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1266 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1428 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
553 2001 Kanji
3q8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-8 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
1-45-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5eb8 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
inferiority, be inferior to, be worse
Kun:
おと.る
On:
レツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1620 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 劣 【レツ】 sub-, inferior, minor
  • 劣悪 【レツアク】 inferior, coarse, poor quality, inadequate, deteriorated
  • 卑劣 【ヒレツ】 mean, contemptible, despicable, dirty, foul, cowardly, base
  • 拙劣 【セツレツ】 clumsy, unskillful

Kun reading compounds

  • 劣る 【おとる】 to be inferior to, to be less good at, to fall behind

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lie4
Korean:
ryeol

Spanish

  • debilidad
  • inferioridad
  • mala calidad
  • ser inferior
  • ser peor

Portuguese

  • inferioridade
  • está inferiorizado
  • piorar

French

  • infériorité
  • inférieur à
  • être moins bon que
1928 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1580 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
185 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1324 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1100 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1150 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1203 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1153 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
210 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3047 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1553 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2124 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
870 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2302 Morohashi
2395 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
524 New Nelson (John Haig)
862 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
926 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1062 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1145 2001 Kanji
3n3.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
4-6-4 SKIP code
3-4-2 SKIP code
9042.7 Four corner code
1-46-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52a3 Unicode hex code