Words — 44 found

Noun, Noun, used as a suffix
1. greed; craving; desire; appetite; hunger; avarice; wants
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慾 【よく】
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I-adjective (keiyoushi)
1. wanting (to have); desiring; wishing forSee also 欲しがる
  • わたし
  • えんぴつ鉛筆
  • けずる
  • ナイフ
  • ほしい
  • I want a knife to sharpen my pencil with.
I-adjective (keiyoushi), Auxiliary adjective
2. I want (you, them, etc.) to (do)Usually written using kana alone, after the -te form of a verb
  • この
  • しょるい書類
  • それぞれ
  • にぶ2部
  • ずつ
  • コピー
  • して
  • ほしい
  • I'd like two copies of each of these documents.
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Noun, Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
1. greed; avarice; covetousness; greedy person
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欲ばり 【よくばり】
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1. desire; appetite; lust
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慾望 【よくぼう】
慾望: Irregular kanji usage.
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Godan verb with ru ending, Transitive verb
1. to appear to want to have (something); to obviously want; to seem to want; to indicate a wish forSee also 欲しい
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Suru verb - special class, Transitive verb
1. to want; to desire
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Noun, Suru verb, Transitive verb
1. desire; want; will; wish; urge; craving
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Godan verb with ru ending, Intransitive verb
1. to covet; to lust for
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1. frustrationYojijukugo (four character compound)
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with mu ending
1. to be blinded by greed
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欲に目が眩む 【よくにめがくらむ】
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with ku ending
1. to be greedy; to covet
  • そんなに
  • よく欲をかいている
  • あぶはちと虻蜂取らず
  • になっ
  • ちゃう
  • Don't be so greedy or you'll wind up with nothing.
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欲を掻く 【よくをかく】
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1. carrying out mercenary deeds; having a mercenary attitude; calculating
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欲得尽く 【よくとくずく】欲得尽 【よくとくずく】欲得尽く 【よくとくづく】欲得づく 【よくとくづく】欲得尽 【よくとくづく】
欲得尽: Irregular okurigana usage. 欲得尽: Irregular okurigana usage.
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1. incarnation of selfishness; lump of avarice
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欲の塊 【よくのかたまり】
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Noun, Suru verb
1. passion; passions; (sexual) desire; craving
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Kanji — 1 found

11 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6.
longing, covetousness, greed, passion, desire, craving
On: ヨク
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Sentences — 429 found

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    • おもしろはんぶん面白半分
    • なら
    • 来ないで
    • 欲しい
    If you're doing it in fun, I'd rather you didn't come. Tatoeba
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Names — 4 found

よく 【欲】
Family or surname
1. Yoku
おしか 【欲賀】
Family or surname
1. Oshika
ほしか 【欲賀】
1. Hoshika
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