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オウ/Ō/    ヨウ//    -ノウ/-NŌ/    あた.る/    まさに/masani/    こた.える/kota.eru/OU/オウ/    YOU/ヨウ/    -NOU/-ノウ/あた.る/    masani/まさに/    kota.eru/こた.える/

apply;  answer;  yes;  OK;  reply;  accept Frenchpostuler;  oui;  OK;  accepter;  combler (satisfaire);  répondre PortugueseCandidatar-se;  resposta;  sim;  OK;  aceitar Spanishcontestar;  responder;  aceptar;  apropiado;  adecuado

Radical: (heart).   Strokes: 7画.   Elements: 心广.   Variants: .   Pinyin: yīng / yìng.   Hangul:  [eung].   Nanori:  / たか / まさo / taka / masa.

Jōyō Kanji 5th Grade.   JLPT N1.

Example compounds:
オウŌおうだくōdaku】consent; compliance
おうしょうōshō】respond to a call for military service; being called to the colours (colors)
おうせんōsen】accepting a challenge; returning fire; fighting back; putting up a fight; responding to an attack
こたえるkotaeruえるこたえるkotaeru】to respond; to take its toll
胸にえるむねにこたえるmunenikotaeru】to go to one's heart; to cut one to the quick; to give one a deep impression; to clutch at one's heartstrings; to hit home; to strike home; to strike a chord; to strike a note
Codepoints and classification codes:
17-94JIS X 0208
0023.0Four Corner
558De Roo
Dictionary indices:
1504Classic Nelson
1789The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
3066New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
1946Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
607Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
413A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
509Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
718Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
10347PDaikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 4 p. 965
622A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
827Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
556Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
530Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
651Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
663Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
362The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power by D. Crowley
1119Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
768Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
614Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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