20 strokes
speech 言 (訁)
defer, turnover, transfer, convey
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
984 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 譲歩 【ジョウホ】 concession, conciliation, compromise
  • 譲渡 【ジョウト】 transfer, assignment, conveyance
  • 分譲 【ブンジョウ】 selling (real-estate) lots
  • 移譲 【イジョウ】 transfer, assignment

Kun reading compounds

  • 譲る 【ゆずる】 to hand over, to transfer, to turn over, to assign, to convey, to bequeath, to give up (e.g. one's seat), to give way, to yield, to concede, to give ground, to surrender, to sell, to postpone, to put off, to defer


Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • transferencia
  • traspaso
  • concesión
  • transferir
  • traspasar
  • conceder
  • ser inferior a


  • adiar
  • mudança
  • transferir
  • levar


  • céder
  • transférer
  • transmettre
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1712 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2080 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
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1482 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
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1649 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5714 New Nelson (John Haig)
1528 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
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3065 2001 Kanji
7a13.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-13 SKIP code
0063.2 Four corner code
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