Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 17 strokes
Taught in grade 6

Search words that:
- start with 優
- end with 優
- contain 優
tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness
KUN:
  • やさ.しい
    yasa.shii
  • すぐ.れる
    sugu.reru
  • まさ.る
    masa.ru
ON:
  • ユウ
    yuu
  • u
Nanori:
  • yu
  • よし
    yoshi
Written with 17 strokes
Taught in grade 6
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 187 results)

adjective
tender, kind, gentle, graceful, affectionate, amiable

noun, auxillary suru verb
overall victory, championship

noun, no-adjective
actor, actress, player, performer
See also:役者

noun, no-adjective
actress

na-adjective, noun
1.
advantageous, favourable, better, stronger
See also:不利
2.
profitable, lucrative, gainful, paying
All readings:
有利【ゆうり】
優利【ゆうり】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kanji usage

na-adjective, noun
superior, excellent, brilliant, outstanding

Ichidan verb, intransitive verb
to surpass, to outstrip, to excel
Other readings:
勝れる【すぐれる】
傑れる【すぐれる】

Godan-ru verb, intransitive verb
1.
to excel, to surpass, to exceed, to have an edge, to be superior, to outrival
2.
to outweigh, to preponderate
All readings:
勝る【まさる】
優る【まさる】

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
preference, priority, precedence

noun, na-adjective
predominance, superiority, ascendancy, advantage, supremacy
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 581 results)

ゆうしょ
優勝
Congratulations on the victory

I didn't know the actor until I saw the movie

Congratulations on coming first in the competition

Speak gently to everyone

Almost all girls are kind

ねんかん
年間
れんぞく
連続
ゆうしょ
優勝
The team won the championship for five years running

I wish I had been kind to her then

ヤング
せんせい
先生
やさ
優しい
Miss Young is very kind

かれ
彼の
やさ
優しい
こと
言葉
わた
なぐ
慰めて
His kind words comforted me very much

The actress has a very beautiful name

This plan can hardly be improved upon

Most girls are kind

かのじょ
彼女
100
きょうそ
競争
ゆうしょ
優勝
She won the one hundred meter race

She is being as nice as she can

Which team is the most likely to win the championship

あた
新しい
ゆうしょ
優勝
ちか
The new team has the capability to win

We will settle once and for all who is the best

His manner to us was kind

Please tell us the good points of this machine

わた
私の
とな
ゆうめい
有名な
はいゆう
俳優
すわ
座った
Sitting next to me was a famous actor