Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 5 strokes
Taught in grade 3

Search words that:
- start with 由
- end with 由
- contain 由
wherefore, a reason
KUN:
  • よし
    yoshi
  • よ.る
    yo.ru
ON:
  • yu
  • ユウ
    yuu
  • ユイ
    yui
Written with 5 strokes
Taught in grade 3
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 183 results)

noun, na-adjective
freedom, liberty

noun
reason, pretext, motive
Other readings:
理由【わけ】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing irregular kana usage

noun, auxillary suru verb
going through, going via, going by way of
Other readings:
経由【けいゆう】

noun, na-adjective, auxillary suru verb
1.
discomfort, inconvenience
2.
poverty, want, destitution
noun, na-adjective
3.
disability, impairment (physical, mental, etc.)

Godan-ru verb, intransitive verb
1.
to be due to, to be caused by(usually kana)(esp. 依る;拠る)
2.
to depend on, to turn on(usually kana)(esp. 依る)
3.
to be based on, to come from(usually kana)(esp. 因る;由る)
4.
to be based at (a location, an organization), to be headquartered at(usually kana)(esp. 拠る)
All readings:
よる《因る》
よる《拠る》
よる《依る》
よる《由る》

noun
1.
reason, significance, cause
2.
piece of information that one has heard, I hear that ..., it is said that ...(only relevant for 由)
Other readings:
【よし】
【よし】

noun, auxillary suru verb
liberalization, liberalisation, freeing

noun
freestyle (e.g. swimming event)
Other readings:
自由型【じゆうがた】

noun, auxillary suru verb, adverb
origin, source, history, derivation, reason, destiny
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 678 results)

His reason for not going is still unclear

かのじょ
彼女
けっこん
結婚した
ゆう
理由
はな
話して
Tell me the reason why you married her

かのじょ
彼女
ゆう
理由
I don't know the reason why she isn't coming

It runs deeper than that

みず
そく
不足
ゆう
不自由
A water shortage causes inconvenience

リンカーン
ゆう
自由
れんそう
連想
We associate the name of Lincoln with freedom

Help yourself to anything you like

ばくだい
莫大な
ざいさん
財産
ぶん
自分
ゆう
自由
出来る
もの
かれ
しゅちょ
主張
He claimed that the enormous property was at his disposal

Please help yourself to whatever you like

かい
会議
けっせき
欠席
ゆう
理由
せつめい
説明
How do you account for your absence from the meeting

かれ
彼ら
けっせき
欠席
ゆう
理由
おし
教えて
くだ
下さい
Tell me the reason why they are absent

かのじょ
彼女
おそ
遅く
ゆう
理由
せつめい
説明
She explained the reason why she was late

かれ
わた
にく
憎む
ゆう
理由
I began to understand the reason why he hated me

Yuki! It's great to see you again

かいしゃ
会社
ゆう
自由
ぼうえき
貿易
支持
The company stands for free trade

I fail to see the reason

I don't know the reason he is absent today

We all believe in good, free education for our children

かのじょ
彼女
おこ
怒った
ゆう
理由
おし
教えて
くだ
下さい
Please tell me the reason why she got angry

わた
かれ
おく
遅れた
ゆう
理由
I don't know why he was late