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On-yomi
ユウ
yuu

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Kun-yomi
やさ.しい
yasa.shii
すぐ.れる
sugu.reru
まさ.る
masa.ru
Nanori

yu
よし
yoshi
Meaning tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness

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ゆう
yuu
  1. na-adjective gentle
  2. elegant, classy
  3. superior, skilled
  4. excellent (in marking, grading, etc.)
  5. noun actor
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女優 じょゆう
joyuu
noun no-adjective actress
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俳優 はいゆう
haiyuu
noun no-adjective actor, actress, player, performer
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優秀 ゆうしゅう
yuushuu
na-adjective noun superiority, excellence
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優勝 ゆうしょう
yuushou
noun auxillary suru verb overall victory, championship
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優れる すぐれる
sugureru
Ichidan verb intransitive verb to surpass, to outstrip, to excel
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優位 ゆうい
yuui
na-adjective noun predominance, ascendancy, superiority
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優美 ゆうび
yuubi
na-adjective noun grace, refinement, elegance, daintiness
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優越 ゆうえつ
yuuetsu
noun auxillary suru verb supremacy, predominance, being superior to
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優勢 ゆうせい
yuusei
noun na-adjective superiority, superior power, predominance, preponderance
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優先 ゆうせん
yuusen
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective preference, priority, precedence
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優しい やさしい
yasashii
adjective tender, kind, gentle, graceful, affectionate, amiable
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優越感 ゆうえつかん
yuuetsukan
noun superiority complex, sense of superiority
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優等生 ゆうとうせい
yuutousei
noun honor student, honours student
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優遇 ゆうぐう
yuuguu
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective favorable treatment, favourable treatment, hospitality, warm reception, good treatment, hearty welcome
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優良 ゆうりょう
yuuryou
na-adjective noun no-adjective superior, excellent, fine
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優雅 ゆうが
yuuga
na-adjective noun elegance, grace, refinement
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男優 だんゆう
danyuu
noun actor
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名優 めいゆう
meiyuu
noun great or famous actor, star
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優先的 ゆうせんてき
yuusenteki
na-adjective preferential
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最優遇 さいゆうぐう
saiyuuguu
noun most favourable treatment, most favorable treatment, very warm reception
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優に ゆうに
yuuni
adverb easily, sufficiently, well, skillfully
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声優 せいゆう
seiyuu
noun voice actor or actress (radio, animation, etc.)
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優生 ゆうせい
yuusei
noun no-adjective eugenic
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優待 ゆうたい
yuutai
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective preferential treatment, hospitality, warm reception, welcome
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優劣 ゆうれつ
yuuretsu
noun (relative) merits, superiority or inferiority, quality
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優駿 ゆうしゅん
yuushun
noun fine horse
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優先権 ゆうせんけん
yuusenken
noun priority, preference, preferential right
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優柔不断 ゆうじゅうふだん
yuujuufudan
noun na-adjective no-adjective shilly-shally, indecisiveness
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優生保護法 ゆうせいほごほう
yuuseihogohou
noun Eugenic Protection Act
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優る まさる
masaru
  1. Godan-ru verb intransitive verb to excel, to surpass, to exceed, to have an edge, to be superior, to outrival
  2. to outweigh, to preponderate
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優利 ゆうり
yuuri
na-adjective noun advantageous, better, profitable, lucrative
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優退 ゆうたい
yuutai
noun auxillary suru verb bowing out, retiring voluntarily
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優長 ゆうちょう
yuuchou
  1. na-adjective leisurely, slow, deliberate, easygoing
  2. conspicuous, exceeding, deliberate
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較優位論 かくゆういろん
kakuyuuiron
noun theory of comparative advantage
見優り みまさり
mimasari
noun auxillary suru verb compare favourably, compare favorably
公益優先 こうえきゆうせん
kouekiyuusen
noun public interest first
航空優勢 こうくうゆうせい
koukuuyuusei
noun air superiority
射撃の優先順位 しゃげきのゆうせんじゅんい
shagekinoyuusenjuni
noun priority of fires
乗降車優先 じょうこうしゃゆうせん
joukoushayuusen
noun priority to pedestrians
全優 ぜんゆう
zenyuu
noun straight A's
歩行者優先 ほこうしゃゆうせん
hokoushayuusen
noun priority to pedestrians
やさ
yasa
prefix gentle, affectionate
優しげ やさしげ
yasashige
na-adjective gentle, kind, sweet-looking
優れた すぐれた
sugureta
prenominal great, excellent
優渥 ゆうあく
yuuaku
na-adjective noun gracious
優位性 ゆういせい
yuuisei
noun predominance
優越権 ゆうえつけん
yuuetsuken
noun special rights, predominant rights
優越性 ゆうえつせい
yuuetsusei
noun supremacy, predominance
優越複合 ゆうえつふくごう
yuuetsufukugou
noun superiority complex
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