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正 means 'correct'

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Strokes : 5    Frequency: 135   JLPT: N4    Usefulness: 2    Study set: 2-4    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 9    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 324 words   Used in 581 words   Used in 3137 names   Component in 24 kanji (5 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   セイ   ショウ
Kun
   ただしい correct   ただ to correct   まさ precise, exact
Kun    まさ
Name    おお   くに   ま   まさし   ただし
⿱   one   stop  
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 roll of cloth; bolt of cloth  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 正 is used 37 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 正 is used 574 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
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セイ : 411 words FIND ALL
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due form; official; formality
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ショウ : 130 words FIND ALL
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adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
noon; mid-day
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ショウ (read as じょう) : 6 words FIND ALL
3
noun
high priest
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まさ : 7 words FIND ALL
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surely; no doubt; evidently  (often written with kana only)
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ただしい : 20 words FIND ALL
3
1. right; correct
2. proper; righteous; just; honest; truthful; lawful
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Henshall: 79 (originally: 41)  Joy o' Kanji : 41  Key to Kanji: 599 

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セイ   ショウ   ただしい correct   ただ to correct   まさ precise, exact   
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シ   とめる to stop   とまる to stop   
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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