Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
利用 JLPT 4
Kana Reading
りよう
Romaji
riyō
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
    Meaning
    use; utilization; utilisation; application
    Example sentence
    太陽熱日本発電より太陽熱温水器として利用されています In Japan solar heat is used more for solar water heaters than for electricity generation.

Examples of 利用, りよう in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 3

7 strokes

profit, advantage, benefit

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: き.く

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JLPT 4

5 strokes

utilize, business, service, use, employ

On'Yomi: ヨウ

Kun'Yomi: もち.いる

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