Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 7 strokes
Taught in grade 4

Search words that:
- start with 利
- end with 利
- contain 利
profit, advantage, benefit
KUN:
  • き.く
    ki.ku
ON:
  • ri
Nanori:
  • かが
    kaga
  • to
  • とし
    toshi
  • のり
    nori
  • mi
  • りい
    rii
Written with 7 strokes
Taught in grade 4
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 517 results)

na-adjective
convenient, handy, useful

noun, auxillary suru verb
use, utilization, utilisation, application

noun, no-adjective
Africa(usually kana)
Other readings:
アフリカ《亜弗利加》[1]
Notes:
  1. ateji (phonetic) reading

noun
1.
America(usually kana)
2.
United States of America(usually kana)
Other readings:
アメリカ《亜墨利加》[1]
Notes:
  1. ateji (phonetic) reading

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
profit, gains
2.
benefit, advantage, interest (of the public, etc.)
3.
grace (of God, Buddha, etc.) (esp. as attained through rightful actions, prayer, adherence to one's faith, etc.), blessing, miracle(only relevant for りやく)
Other readings:
利益【りやく】

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

noun, na-adjective
disadvantage, handicap, unfavorable position
See also:有利

na-adjective, noun
1.
clever, intelligent, wise, bright, sharp, sensible, smart, shrewd
2.
well-behaved (esp. children and pets), obedient, good(usu. as お利口)
See also:お利口
3.
good (with words)(archaism)
Other readings:
俐巧【りこう】
悧巧【りこう】
利巧【りこう】

Godan-ku verb, intransitive verb
1.
to be effective, to take effect, to be good (for)(usu. 効く)
See also:薬が効く
2.
to work, to function well(usu. 利く for body senses, functions, etc.)
See also:目が利く
3.
to be possible (to do, use, etc.), to be able to
Godan-ku verb, transitive verb
4.
to taste (alcohol), to try
See also:聞く
All readings:
効く【きく】
利く【きく】
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 1689 results)

You should try to make the most of your opportunities

Instead of going to Europe, I decided to go to America

ざいさん
財産
地位
よう
利用
He exploited his position to build up his fortune

がくせい
学生
しょかん
図書館
よう
利用
Students have access to the library

I'm going to America this summer

かれ
なん
何でも
よう
利用
He turns everything to good account

かい
機会
よう
利用
We will take advantage of this chance

かれ
彼の
がい
利害
わた
いっ
一致
His interests clash with mine

I seize the moment and turn it to my advantage

You must avail yourself of every opportunity

There are many natural objects that we can put to use

If you decide to come to America, please let me know as soon as possible

Every dog is entitled to one bite

かれ
ほうもん
訪問
さいしょ
最初の
かい
機会
よう
利用
He availed himself of the first chance to visit America

わた
なつやす
夏休み
よう
利用
がいこく
外国
りょこう
旅行
I will take advantage of the summer vacation to travel abroad

There is a big movement today to recycle trash

He makes out that he has a right to say so

わた
私の
ゆうじん
友人
なつ
A friend of mine went to America this summer

I'll get in touch with you as soon as I return from America

America is very large