Definition of 撰

  • composing
  • editing
  • compiling
  • selecting

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • サン
  • セン
  • せんする
  • えら
  • えら

Popular Words With This Kanji

選ぶ, 撰ぶ, 択ぶ, えらぶ

to choose, to select

杜撰, ずさん, ずざん

careless, sloppy, faulty, author who makes many mistakes, author who uses unsupported references

特選, 特撰, とくせん

specially selection, special approval, special prize, high honour

選集, 撰集, せんしゅう, せんじゅう

selection (e.g. of poems, texts), anthology, selected extracts

百選, 百撰, ひゃくせん

top hundred, hundred best

新撰, 新選, しんせん

newly compiled, selected or edited

撰, せん

anthology (of poetry, etc.), compilation, collection, selection

撰者, せんじゃ

author, compiler, editor

勅撰, ちょくせん

compilation for the emperor, emperor's literary production

新選組, 新撰組, しんせんぐみ

Shinsengumi, shogunate police and military force located in Kyoto and dedicated to suppressing anti-shogunate activities (Edo period)


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