Learn JLPT N5 Kanji

Meaning of 友

friend

Onyomi

ユウ
yuu

Kunyomi

とも
tomo

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ユウ / とも 】

Meaning: friend.

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How to write 友 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 4

- Example Sentences

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Example #1

ともだちになってくれてありがとう。
tomodachi ni natte kurete arigatou.
Thanks for being friends with me.
Example #2

ともだちをまっているだけ。
tomodachi wo matteiru dake.
I'm just waiting for a friend.
Example #3

わたしのゆうじんといっしょにすんでいます。
watashi no yuujin to isshoni sundeimasu.
I live together with my best friend.
Example #4

がっこうのともだちがたくさんいます。
gakkou no tomodachi ga takusan imasu.
I have a lot of friends from school.
Example #5

しょうがっこうからのともだちにあいにいきます。
shougakkou kara no tomodachi ni ai ni ikimasu.
I'm going to go meet a friend from elementary school.

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