7 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 4th grade
JLPT exam level N3

good, pleasing, skilled

Kun'yomi
  • good ②sufficient ③profitable (deal, business offer, etc.) ④OK
  • -よ
  • -い
On'yomi
  • リョ
    good (quality, condition, etc.) ②Good (grade)
Nanori
  • なが
  • まこと
  • よし
  • りょ
  • ろう

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Variants

Reading Commonality

-よ 67.0%
リョウ 18.7%
13.7%
よし 0.6%

Character Breakdown

good, pleasing, skilled
よ.い リョウ ら (4th, N3)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
northeast (Oriental zodiac), stopping, good radical (no. 138)
うしとら コン (Kentei Pre-1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)
garment, clothes, dressing
イ ころも きぬ (4th, N2)
kettle lid radical (no. 8)
トウ (Kentei 1)
garment(衣) variant

Contained In

Common Words

good ②sufficient ③profitable (deal, business offer, etc.) ④OK
on good terms (with)
bad ②delinquent
intimate friend
field ②rural ③stray (e.g. dog, cat) ④unauthorized (esp. smartphone application)
right or wrong ②having both merits and demerits
good thing ②good excuse ③interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
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References

Unicode hex code 826F
JIS X 0208 1-46-41
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 3885
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 4954
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Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1480
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 0a7.3
Four corner code 3073.2
De Roo Code 865