鮮 means 'vivid'

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Strokes : 17    Frequency: 592   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-3    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 19 words   Used in 68 words   Used in 46 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   あざやか vivid, fresh, bright
鲜 (Chinese)     
⿰   fish   sheep  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 鮮 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 鮮 is used 65 times, read 2 ways.
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あざやか : 2 words FIND ALL
1. vivid; bright; brilliant; clear; fresh; vibrant
2. skillful; skilful; adept; adroit; deft; brilliant; beautiful; fine; excellent
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An additional 3 less common words include 鮮 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1501  Joy o' Kanji : 1501  Key to Kanji: 642 

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セン   あざやか vivid, fresh, bright   
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ギョ   さかな    うお fish   
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デン   た rice field   
ヨウ   ひつじ sheep   
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