Beauty 美

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Kanji: 美
Hiragana: うつく(しい)、び、み
Pronunciation: Utsuku(shii), Bi, Mi
Meaning: Beauty

Compounds:
美女 (bizyo) beautiful woman; gorgeous woman; pretty woman; lovely woman
美学 (bigaku) aesthetics; aestheticism
美徳 (bitoku) virtue
褒美 (hobi, hohbi, houbi) prize; reward; bonus
美術 (bijutsu) art; fine art
甘美 (kanbi) luscious; sweet (e.g. fruit, melody, dream)
美人薄命 (bijin-hakumei) beauty and fortune seldom go together; beautiful women die young
美容室 (biyoshitsu, biyohshitsu; biyoushitsu) hair salon; beauty salon

Kun:
美しい (utsukushii) beautiful

Special Readings:
美味しい (oishii) delicious; tasty; delectable; appetizing

Name:
美 is often in Japanese female names. The below is only some examples.
美月 (mitsuki), 美桜 (mio), 美結 (miyu), 愛美 (ami), 亜美 (ami), 美咲 (misaki)

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