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禅 means 'Zen'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 1549   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-25    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 27 words   Used in 46 words   Used in 174 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ゼン
On    セン
Kun    しずか   ゆず
  
⿰   () show   simple  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 禅 is used 4 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 禅 is used 44 times, read 1 way.
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Most common form: ぜん
noun
1. dhyana (profound meditation)  (Buddhist term)
2. Zen (Buddhism)  (see also: 禅宗; abbreviation)
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Henshall: 1502  Joy o' Kanji : 1502  Key to Kanji:

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ゼン    Zen   
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ジ   シ   しめ to show   
タン    simple   
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ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
stick   
small
デン   た rice field   
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