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おんよみ: やく
くんよみ: Freebie! (though one source says ほ・める)
部首 (ぶしゅ): 糸 (いとへん)

Meaning: approximately, roughly, some, about



about 100 people.  I didn’t know this use of 約.  I only knew the classic:


promise, commitment, appointment (which leads me to tomorrows Kanji of the Day…)


a reservation, scheduled appointment


「入場無料・要予約」from Flickr member nodoca.  Click image for larger version. (Original image is here).

要予約  (よよやく) = “appointment required”



Kanji originally posted 2009.06.16 23:47

Part or all of English definition is from  KANJIDIC — property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, used in conformance with the Group’s licenceDonate to the WWWJDIC project. Stroke order diagrams licensed from Kanji Cafe.

Written by bunkalearner

2010/01/14 at 8:15 am

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