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友 : Friend

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friend

On 'yomi:
ユウ(yuu)
Kun 'yomi:
とも(tomo)
Nanori:
(u)(do)(yu)
Strokes:4
Radical: (29)
Usage Rating:622
JLPT:N5
old JLPT:4
Grade:2
Unicode:053cb
jis208:45-7
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友 Usage examples

(がくゆうかい)mountaineering club
真の(しんのとも)true friend
人を訪ねる(ゆうじんをたずねる)to call on a friend
ヤリ(やりとも)
やり(やりとも)
遣り(やりとも)
fuck buddy, someone with whom one is not romantically involved but frequently has sexual relations with anyway
ベル(ベルとも)person with whom one communicates by pager
メル(メールとも)
メール(メールとも)
email friend, email penpal
(おんなともだち)girlfriend, woman (lady) friend
好関係(ゆうこうかんけい)(establish) friendly (cordial) relations (with, between), (form) friendship (e.g. with a nation)
愛会(ゆうあいかい)fraternal association, friendship society, fraternity
知己朋(ちきほうゆう)intimate friends and acquaintances
益者三(えきしゃさんゆう)There are three types of friends worth having--honest, sincere, and well-informed ones. (Confucius)
達感覚(ともだちかんかく)feeling like friends, the feeling of friendship
不良交(ふりょうこうゆう)getting mixed up with the wrong people, getting into bad company
心の(こころのとも)kindred-spirit
(おとこともだち)boyfriend, man friend
類はを呼ぶ(るいはともをよぶ)birds of a feather flock together
(れいゆうかい)Reiyukai (Buddhist sect founded in 1919 as an offshoot of Nichiren Buddhism)
禅菊(ゆうぜんぎく)Tartarian aster (Aster Novi-Belgii)