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On-yomi
ゼン
zen
Kun-yomi
よ.い
yo.i
い.い
i.i
よ.く
yo.ku
よし.とする
yoshi.tosuru
Nanori
たる
taru
よし
yoshi
Meaning virtuous, good, goodness

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ぜん
zen
noun good, goodness, right, virtue
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改善 かいぜん
kaizen
  1. noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective betterment, improvement
  2. usually kana kaizen (Japanese business philosophy of continuous improvement)
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最善 さいぜん
saizen
noun the very best
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親善 しんぜん
shinzen
noun friendship
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善良 ぜんりょう
zenryou
na-adjective noun no-adjective goodness, excellence, virtue
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善し悪し よしあし
yoshiashi
noun right or wrong, good or bad, merits or demerits, quality, suitability
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慈善 じぜん
jizen
noun no-adjective charity, philanthropy
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善意 ぜんい
zeni
  1. noun virtuous mind
  2. good intentions, good will
  3. positive mindset
  4. law term bona fides, good faith
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善悪 ぜんあく
zenaku
noun good and evil
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善くも よくも
yokumo
adverb usually kana How dare ..., How could ...
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善し悪し よしわるし
yoshiwarushi
noun right or wrong, good or bad, merits or demerits, quality, suitability
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善く善く よくよく
yokuyoku
adverb usually kana exceedingly, very
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善戦 ぜんせん
zensen
noun auxillary suru verb fighting a good fight, putting up a good fight, fighting bravely
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善隣 ぜんりん
zenrin
noun good neighbour, good neighbor
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偽善 ぎぜん
gizen
noun no-adjective hypocrisy
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次善 じぜん
jizen
noun no-adjective second best
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善玉 ぜんだま
zendama
noun good person
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善行 ぜんこう
zenkou
noun no-adjective good deed, good conduct, benevolence
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善処 ぜんしょ
zensho
noun auxillary suru verb handling carefully, tiding over, making best of, using discretion
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善人 ぜんにん
zennin
noun good people
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追善 ついぜん
tsuizen
noun auxillary suru verb mass for the dead, Buddhist service held on the anniversary of someone's death
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独善 どくぜん
dokuzen
noun self-righteousness, self-justified
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善後策 ぜんごさく
zengosaku
noun remedial measure, countermeasure, counter-measure, relief measure, remedy
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勧善懲悪 かんぜんちょうあく
kanzenchouaku
noun rewarding good and punishing evil, novel or drama with a rewarding-good-and-punishing-evil theme, moral purpose, morality play
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善い よい
yoi
  1. adjective usually kana good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable
  2. sufficient (can be used to turn down an offer), ready, prepared
  3. profitable (e.g. deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial
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善い いい
ii
  1. adjective usually kana good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable
  2. sufficient (can be used to turn down an offer), ready, prepared
  3. profitable (e.g. deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial
  4. OK
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善く よく
yoku
  1. adverb usually kana nicely, properly, well, skillfully
  2. frequently, often
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善き よき
yoki
  1. noun goodness
  2. pre-noun adjectival good
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勧善懲悪劇 かんぜんちょうあくげき
kanzenchouakugeki
noun morality play
偽善者 ぎぜんしゃ
gizensha
noun hypocrite, dissembler, wolf in sheep's clothing, fox in a lamb's skin
慈善家 じぜんか
jizenka
noun charitable person, philanthropist
慈善会 じぜんかい
jizenkai
noun philanthropic society
慈善市 じぜんいち
jizenichi
noun charity bazaar, charity bazar
慈善事業 じぜんじぎょう
jizenjigyou
noun philanthropic work, charitable enterprise
慈善心 じぜんしん
jizenshin
noun benevolence, liberality
慈善鍋 じぜんなべ
jizennabe
noun charity pot
慈善箱 じぜんばこ
jizenbako
noun charity box
次善策 じぜんさく
jizensaku
noun plan B, alternative plan
真善美 しんぜんび
shinzenbi
noun the true, the good, and the beautiful
善い悪い よいわるい
yoiwarui
Expression adverb good or bad, merits or demerits, quality, suitability
善かれ悪しかれ よかれあしかれ
yokareashikare
Expression adverb good or bad, right or wrong, for better or for worse, rightly or wrongly
善し よし
yoshi
Expression good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable
善し えし
eshi
Expression good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable
善は急げ ぜんはいそげ
zenhaisoge
Expression strike while the iron is hot
善因善果 ぜんいんぜんか
zeninzenka
noun good action lead to good rewards, one good turn deserves another
善果 ぜんか
zenka
noun good results
善感 ぜんかん
zenkan
noun auxillary suru verb successful vaccination, positive reaction
善業 ぜんごう
zengou
noun good deeds
善後 ぜんご
zengo
adverbial noun noun (temporal) giving careful thought to the future, finishing up carefully
善根 ぜんこん
zenkon
noun good deeds, charity
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