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音読み (おんよみ): ユ、ユウ、ユイ
訓読み (くんよみ): よし
部首 (ぶしゅ): 田 (た)

Meaning: reason, report, the means of

Notes:

経由

けいゆ
via, by way of (use with the particle で)

理由

りゆう
reason, explanation, motive

由来

ゆらい
origin, source, history, derivation, reason, destiny

“港区旧町名由来板 高輪” from Flickr member K. Suzuki.  Click image to enlarge. (Original image is here.)

I am confused about the reading ゆい. I’m not clear on when or how often it’s used.

 

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Kanji originally posted 2009.07.13 7:55

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.
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Written by bunkalearner

2010/02/10 at 8:20 am

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