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Today's Kanji

Today's Kanji -- February 1, 2015

  • on reading:
  • ヨウ
  • kun reading:
  • meaning(s):
  • ocean, western style
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Stroke Order Diagram
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Stroke Order Diagram


インド インドよう Indian Ocean
いんどよう Indian Ocean
えんよう ocean; deep sea
かいよう ocean
がいよう open sea; ocean
かんたいへいよう the Pacific Rim
きょくよう polar seas
ごだいよう the Five Oceans
さんよう Sanyo (company)
西 せいよう the west; Western countries
たいへいよう Pacific Ocean
西 たいせいよう Atlantic Ocean
たいよう ocean
ちゅうぶたいへいよう Central Pacific
とよう transoceanic
とうよう Orient
なんきょくよう Antarctic Ocean
みなみたいへいよう South Pacific
なんひょうよう Antarctic Ocean
なんぴょうよう Antarctic Ocean
なんよう South Seas
ほっきょくよう Arctic Ocean
きたたいへいよう the North Pacific
西 きたたいせいよう North Atlantic
ほくひょうよう Arctic Ocean
ほっぴょうよう Arctic Ocean
ほくよう northern waters
西わず ようのとうざいをとわず in all parts of the world; both in the Occident and the Orient
ようがし Western confectionery
ようが Western paintings
ようがか artist who produces Western-style paintings
ようがらし mustard
ようがく Western learning
ようがく western (non-Japanese) music
ようま Western-style room
ようかん western-style house
ようきゅう Western-style archery; (small) Western-style bow
ようきん piano
ようぎん German or nickel silver
ようけん foreign (Western) breed of dog
ようご foreign speech
ようこう carmine; crimson
ようこう overseas travel; (in preliberation China) a store operated by a foreigner
ようさい (Western) dressmaking
ようさいし dressmaker
ようがさ (Western-style) umbrella; parasol
ようし paper manufactured in the Western manner
ようしき Western style
ようしつ Western-style room
ようしゅ Western or foreign type
ようしゅ Western liquor
ようしょ Western books
ようじょう on the sea or ocean
ようしょく Western-style meal
ようそう Western clothing; Western binding
綴じ ようとじ Western-style binding
ようはつ Western hairdressing
ようひん Western-style apparel and accessories; haberdashery
ようひんてん shop which handles Western-style apparel and accessories
ようぶ Western-style dance
ようふう western style
ようふく Western-style clothes
ようふくや tailor's (shop); dressmaker's shop; tailor; dressmaker
箪笥 ようふくだんす Western clothes cupboard
ようほん book of Western origin
ようよう broad; vast
たる ようようたる boundless; vast
ようらん orchid of Western origin
ようなし (Western) pear
りょうよう Orient and Occident; Atlantic and Pacific
わよう Japan and Europe
こうよう unfathomable; great expanse of water; incoherent
ぼうよう vastness