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郎 means 'husband'

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Strokes : 9    Frequency: 91   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 1    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 8    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 4 words   Used in 65 words   Used in 10420 names   Component in 7 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ロウ
Kun
   husband, man
On    リョウ
Kun    おとこ son, counter for sons
Name    いら   お   とう   もん   ろ   ろお
  
This kanji lets us in on the private lives of celebrities such as baseball player Ichiro Suzuki. When a Japanese man's name ends in -郎, it tells us about his family composition! Although 郎 has strong connections to goodness, it helps us deride men as jerks and "bad boys." On the flip side, words such as 郎 enable us to speak of "the greatest," as in enormously tall trees.
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 郎
⿰   good   () group  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 郎 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 郎 is used 56 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
ロウ : 54 words FIND ALL
noun
1. guy; fellow; chap; buddy
noun, pronoun
2. bastard; asshole; arsehole; son of a bitch  (male term or language; derogatory; slang)
5
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ろ: 2 words. FIND ALL
noun
1. boy (sometimes derog.)  (archaic)
pronoun
2. you  (familiar language)
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Henshall: 1936  Joy o' Kanji : 1936  Key to Kanji:

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ロウ    husband, man   
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5
リョウ   よ good   
3
group   おおざと    
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