10 strokes
silk 糸 (糹)
genuine, purity, innocence, net (profit)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1044 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 純 【ジュン】 innocent, chaste, naive, pure, unmixed, genuine, unalloyed
  • 純益 【ジュンエキ】 clear profit, net income, net profit
  • 清純 【セイジュン】 purity, innocence
  • 芳醇 【ホウジュン】 mellow (flavor or fragrance, esp. alcohol), rich, full-bodied, superior


Japanese names:
あつ、 すみ、 み、 やすし、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sun, jun


  • puro
  • genuino
  • pureza
  • inocencia
  • tal como es


  • genuíno
  • pureza
  • inocência
  • líquido (lucro)


  • authentique
  • pureté
  • innocence
  • net (bénéfice)
810 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
906 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
895 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
828 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3509 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
667 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
810 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1956 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
965 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
996 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1068 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1518 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1649 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
874 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1192 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1508 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27277 Morohashi
1297 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4454 New Nelson (John Haig)
1494 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1609 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
904 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
6a4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2591.7 Four corner code
1-29-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d14 Unicode hex code