Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
virtuous, good, goodness
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
765 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 善 【ゼン】 good, goodness, right, virtue
  • 善意 【ゼンイ】 virtuous mind, good intentions, good will, positive mindset, bona fides, good faith
  • 親善 【シンゼン】 friendship, goodwill, friendly relations, amity
  • 独善 【ドクゼン】 self-righteousness, self-justified

Kun reading compounds

  • 良い 【よい】 good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable, sufficient, enough, ready, prepared, profitable (deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial, OK, all right, fine, no problem
  • 善い行い 【よいおこない】 good deed
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 良く 【よく】 nicely, properly, well, skillfully, skilfully, frequently, often, I'm glad that you ..., thank you for ...
  • 善くも 【よくも】 How dare ..., How could ...

Readings

Japanese names:
たる、 よし
Chinese:
shan4
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • bondad
  • virtud

Portuguese

  • bom
  • virtuoso
  • bondade

French

  • bien
  • bonté
  • vertu
831 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
929 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
735 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
643 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
606 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
717 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
415 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1799 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1139 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1191 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
676 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
295 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2921 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1501 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2030 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1044 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3904 Morohashi
2325 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
859 New Nelson (John Haig)
1035 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
949 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
977 2001 Kanji
2o10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
2-3-9 SKIP code
2-9-3 SKIP code
8060.5 Four corner code
8060.1 Four corner code
33-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5584 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
politics, government
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
17 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 政 【マツリゴト】 rule, government
  • 政界 【セイカイ】 political world
  • 農政 【ノウセイ】 agricultural administration
  • 帝政 【テイセイ】 imperial government, imperialism, monarchical rule
  • 摂政 【セッショウ】 regency, regent

Kun reading compounds

  • 政 【まつりごと】 rule, government
  • 政所 【まんどころ】 official in charge of the administration of domains and general affairs of powerful noble families (from the middle of the Heian period), titled lady (legal wife of an important official), government office related to finances (Kamakura and Muromachi periods), clerk working for large temples and shrines
  • 政所 【まんどころ】 official in charge of the administration of domains and general affairs of powerful noble families (from the middle of the Heian period), titled lady (legal wife of an important official), government office related to finances (Kamakura and Muromachi periods), clerk working for large temples and shrines

Readings

Japanese names:
ただ、 まさ
Chinese:
zheng4
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • política
  • gobierno
  • reglas

Portuguese

  • política
  • governo

French

  • politique
  • gouvernement
646 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
746 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
724 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
50 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2045 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
124 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
586 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
881 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
483 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
492 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
530 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
937 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1468 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
779 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1058 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
387 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13135X Morohashi
1142 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2335 New Nelson (John Haig)
381 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
407 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
23 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
700 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3166 2001 Kanji
4i5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
1814.0 Four corner code
32-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
653f Unicode hex code