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応 means 'satisfy'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 336   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-1    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 113 words   Used in 330 words   Used in 264 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   オウ
Kun
   おうじる to satisfy, reply, comply   こたえる to respond to
On    ヨウ
Kun    -ノウ   あた   まさに
Name    お   たか   まさ
   应 (Chinese)  
⿸  广 stony cliff   heart  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 応 is used 14 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 応 is used 323 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
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オウ : 236 words FIND ALL
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aid; assistance; help; reinforcement; rooting; barracking; support; cheering
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-ノウ (read as のう) : 72 words FIND ALL
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reaction; response
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こたえる (read as ごた) : 10 words FIND ALL
suffix
1. response; feeling  (see also: 応え)
2. worth ...ing; worthwhile ...ing; satisfying to ...  (see also: 見応え, 読み応え)
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こたえる : 4 words FIND ALL
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ichidan verb, intransitive verb
1. to respond; to answer; to meet (e.g. demands, expectations)  (this meaning is restricted to form 応える, 報える)
2. to affect; to take a toll; to strike home; to have an effect on; to be hard on someone (e.g. heat, cold, work, illness, etc.); to be a strain  (see also: 堪える; sometimes 堪える)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
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Most common form: ふさわしい
appropriate; adequate; suitable; fitting; worthy  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 651 (originally: 622)  Joy o' Kanji : 622  Key to Kanji: 60 

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オウ   おうじる to satisfy, reply, comply   こたえる to respond to   
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シン   こころ heart   
广
stony cliff
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