娯 means 'pleasure'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 2390   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-45    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 10 words   Used in 11 words   Used in 2 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
娱 (Chinese)     
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Amusement is timeless, but 娯 has strong ties to past eras. Discover why, read about entertainment districts as different as day and night, and see which term for “hobby” has a negative nuance. Learn to say, “What's your favorite pastime?” “There are no forms of amusement in the village,” “This kind of amusement has no interest for me,” and “Playing Go is my only form of recreation.”
The essay is also included in the following Thematic Bundles
Pleasure and Leisure
悦 暇 娯 愉
These four essays provide the key to happiness. With 暇 one has free time, whether a vacation, a leave of absence, or simply time to kill. Then 娯 provides destinations for having structured fun, including amusement parks, theaters, or venues for karaoke, pachinko, or horse races. With 愉 people relax into a carefree sense of fun and pleasure. And with 悦 one can experience joy and delight in a variety of things, including hospitality, a sense of progress, food, artistic masterpieces, a college acceptance, religious rapture, and sexual ecstasy.
⿰   woman; female   give  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 娯 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 娯 is used 8 times, read 1 way.
ゴ : 8 words FIND ALL
pleasure; amusement
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An additional one less common word includes 娯 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1238  Joy o' Kanji : 1238  Key to Kanji:

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ゴ    pleasure   
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ジョ   ニョ   ニョウ   woman; female   おんな woman   め woman   
ゴ    give; Wu dynasty of China   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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