Definition of 清

  • pure
  • purify
  • cleanse
  • exorcise
  • Manchu dynasty


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • セイ
  • ショウ
  • シン
  • きよ
  • きよまる
  • きよめる

Popular Words With This Kanji

清, しん

Qing (dynasty of China, 1616-1912), Ch'ing

清水, しみず, せいすい, きよみず

spring water, clear (pure) water

清算, せいさん

settlement (financial), squaring accounts, clearing debts, liquidation, ending (a relationship), breaking up (with), burying (the past), redeeming (one's faults)

清掃, せいそう


清潔, せいけつ

clean, hygenic, sanitary, pure, virtuous, immaculate

澄む, 清む, すむ

to clear (e.g. weather), to become transparent

清新, せいしん

fresh, new

清涼, せいりょう

cool, refreshing

清和, せいわ

season when the sky is clear and the air warm (spring), first ten days of the fourth lunar month

清酒, せいしゅ

refined sake

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