Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
sincerity, admonish, warn, prohibit, truth, fidelity
Kun:
まこと
On:
セイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1128 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 誠実 【セイジツ】 sincere, honest, faithful
  • 誠意 【セイイ】 sincerity, good faith
  • 至誠 【シセイ】 sincerity, devotion
  • 赤誠 【セキセイ】 sincerity

Kun reading compounds

  • 誠 【まこと】 truth, reality, sincerity, honesty, integrity, fidelity, that's right
  • 誠に 【まことに】 indeed, really, absolutely, truly, actually, very, quite
  • 嘘から出たまこと 【うそからでたまこと】 something intended as a lie or joke which (by chance) ends up being true, lie turned truth

Readings

Japanese names:
きよ、 さと、 しげ、 とも、 のぶ、 ま、 まこ、 まさ
Chinese:
cheng2
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sinceridad
  • confianza
  • verdad

Portuguese

  • sinceridade
  • advertir
  • avisar
  • proíbir
  • verdade
  • fidelidade

French

  • sincérité
  • avertir
  • prévenir
  • interdire
  • vérité
  • fidélité
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