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仙 means 'hermit'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 1115   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-12    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 23 words   Used in 46 words   Used in 827 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   セン
On    セント
Name    そま   のり
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Coming from an ancient Taoist context, 仙 blurs the line between what's real and fictional. It refers to a human who has become immortal with magical powers, as seen in Japanese folktales and art. People use 仙 in more grounded ways when discussing geniuses and oddballs. Find out why 仙 is in the name of a major Japanese city, one that pops up in the names of some beef dishes.
⿰   () man   mountain  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 仙 is used 1 time, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 仙 is used 40 times, read 2 ways.
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セン : 39 words FIND ALL
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1. sacrum; sacral bone
2. hermitry; appearance of an hermit; unworldliness; unusual physique; outstanding appearance  (this meaning is restricted to form 仙骨)
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セント : 1 word FIND ALL
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Most common form: セント
noun
cent  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 1490  Joy o' Kanji : 1490  Key to Kanji:

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セン    hermit   
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サン   やま mountain   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
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