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Kanji: 友 tomo friend

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A picture of a friend giving another friend a hand.
JLPT N5: 16 / 100 | 4 Strokes


On: ユウ
Kun: とも

Meaning: friend

This kanji is often used with words dealing with friendliness.

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Examples:
友達 tomo dachi - friends, a friend
友情 yuu jou - friendship
友好国 yuu kou koku - a friendly nation

Example Sentence:
途中で友達に会いました。
tochuu de tomodachi ni aimashita.
On the way, I ran into a friend.

[tochuu is a very useful word meaning "on the way" to any destination.]

 

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