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清 means 'clean'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 486   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-3    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 37    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 104 words   Used in 151 words   Used in 2619 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   セイ   ショウ
Kun
   きよ clean, clear   きよめる purify   きよまる be purified
On    シン
Name    あき   さや   し   すが   すみ   せ   ちん
⿰   () water   blue  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 清 is used 16 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 清 is used 134 times, read 4 ways (with 3 variations).
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セイ : 89 words FIND ALL
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cleaning; clean-up; garbage collection; scavenging
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シン : 15 words FIND ALL
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noun
Qing Dynasty; Ch'ing Dynasty; Manchu Dynasty
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ショウ : 1 word FIND ALL
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interjection (kandoushi)
purification of the six roots of perception  (yojijukugo)
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きよ : 21 words FIND ALL
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clean; pure; chaste  (see also: 清い)
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さや: 2 words. FIND ALL
1. clearly; brightly  (archaic)
2. cleanly; purely
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し: 5 words. FIND ALL
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noun
1. spring water
2. clear (pure) water
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すが: 1 word. FIND ALL
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Most common form: すがすがしい
refreshing (e.g. feeling, scene, wind, morning air); brisk; bracing; fresh; refreshed  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 547 (originally: 517)  Joy o' Kanji : 517  Key to Kanji: 600 

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セイ   ショウ   きよ clean, clear   きよめる purify   きよまる be purified   
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セイ   ショウ   あお-    あお blue   
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シュ   ぬし    あるじ master, proprietor, owner   
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
スイ   みず water   
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