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誠 means 'sincere'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 1342   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-19    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 12 words   Used in 26 words   Used in 711 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   セイ
Kun
   まこと sincerity, truth
Name    きよ   さと   しげ   とも   のぶ   ま   まこ   まさ
⿰   say; word   become  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 誠 is used 3 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 誠 is used 25 times, read 2 ways.
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セイ : 18 words FIND ALL
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sincere; honest; faithful
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まこと : 7 words FIND ALL
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indeed; really; absolutely; truly; actually; very; quite  (see also: 実に)
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Henshall: 923 (originally: 912)  Joy o' Kanji : 912  Key to Kanji: 608 

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セイ   sincere   まこと sincerity, truth   
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ゲン   ゴン   say; word   こと word, saying   い to say   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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セイ   ジョウ   な to become   な to perform, to accomplish   
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tasseled spear
wrap
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