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羨 means 'envious'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 2290   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-43    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 4 words   Used in 6 words   Used in 8 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   せん   うらやましい envious   うらや to be envious
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Learn to say, "Anne is the envy of all her friends," "She could only stare at her slender friend enviously," and "It has a location anyone would envy." Find out how to talk about envying success or a new house, and learn the Japanese for things like "enviably beautiful skin" and "The Philippines is in an enviable position." Also discover the Buddhist equivalent of the 10 Commandments!
⿱  𦍌 () sheep   lack of water  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 羨 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 羨 is used 6 times, read 2 ways.
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envy
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うらやましい : 2 words FIND ALL
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1. envious (feeling, etc.); jealous  (often written with kana only)
2. enviable (position, etc.)  (often written with kana only)
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せん    うらやましい envious   うらや to be envious   
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lack of water
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ケツ   か to lack   かける to be lacking   
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
corner
スイ   みず water   
ヨウ   ひつじ sheep   
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