10 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 3rd grade
JLPT exam level N4

true, reality, Buddhist sect

  • just ②pure ③truth
  • ま-
  • まこと
  • truth ②seriousness ③logical truth
  • さな
  • さね
  • ただ
  • ただし
  • なお
  • のり
  • まあ
  • まこ
  • まさ
  • まっ
  • まど
  • まな
  • まゆ
  • みち

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Reading Commonality

シン 48.1%
ま- 47.5%
まっ 2.2%
さな 2.2%
まさ 0.0%
さね 0.0%

Character Breakdown

true, reality, Buddhist sect
シン ま まっ (3rd, N4)
ジュウ ジッ か (1st, N5)
tool, utensil, means
グ そな.える つぶさ.に (3rd, N3)
daybreak, dawn, morning
タン あき.らか あきら (11th, N1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
ハチ や はっ (1st, N5)

Contained In

Common Words

truth ②seriousness ③logical truth
photograph ②moving picture
truth ②truly ③absolute truth
pure white ②blank (e.g. mind, paper)
serious ②real sword (as opposed to a wooden practice weapon)
bright red ②downright (e.g. lie)
total darkness ②bleak future
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Unicode hex code 771F
JIS X 0208 1-31-31
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 783
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Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 75
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2k8.1
Four corner code 4080.1
De Roo Code 1561