Definition of 浄

  • clean
  • purify
  • cleanse
  • exorcise
  • Manchu Dynasty

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ジョウ
  • セイ
  • きよめる
  • きよ

Popular Words With This Kanji

浄化, じょうか

purification, cleanup

洗浄, せんじょう

washing, cleaning, laundering

浄水, じょうすい

clean water

自浄, じじょう

self-purification, self-cleansing

浄化槽, じょうかそう

septic tank, tank for purifying water

浄土真宗, じょうどしんしゅう

Jodo Shinshu (offshoot of the Jodo sect)

清浄, せいじょう, しょうじょう

pure, clean, purity

浄土, じょうど

Pure Land (esp. the Western Pure Land paradise of Amitabha), Pure Land Buddhism

浄瑠璃, じょうるり

type of dramatic recitation accompanied by a shamisen (associated with the Japanese puppet theater)

浄土宗, じょうどしゅう

Pure Land sect (of Buddhism), Jodo (sect)


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