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On-yomi
セン
sen
Kun-yomi
えら.ぶ
era.bu
Meaning elect, select, choose, prefer

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選ぶ えらぶ
erabu
Godan-bu verb transitive verb to choose, to select
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選挙 せんきょ
senkyo
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective election
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選考 せんこう
senkou
noun auxillary suru verb selection, screening
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選手 せんしゅ
senshu
noun player (in game), team member
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選択 せんたく
sentaku
noun auxillary suru verb selection, choice, option
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当選 とうせん
tousen
  1. noun auxillary suru verb being elected
  2. being selected (to win a prize, etc.)
  3. winning (in a lottery, raffle, etc.)
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抽選 ちゅうせん
chuusen
noun auxillary suru verb lottery, raffle, drawing (of lots)
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選る よる
yoru
Godan-ru verb transitive verb to choose, to select
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予選 よせん
yosen
noun auxillary suru verb preliminary contest, qualifier, primary, nomination
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選定 せんてい
sentei
noun auxillary suru verb selection
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選出 せんしゅつ
senshutsu
noun auxillary suru verb election
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入選 にゅうせん
nyuusen
noun auxillary suru verb chosen (in a competition)
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選る える
eru
Godan-ru verb transitive verb to choose, to select
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選る すぐる
suguru
Godan-ru verb transitive verb to choose, to select
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選手権 せんしゅけん
senshuken
noun championship, title (of champion)
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総選挙 そうせんきょ
sousenkyo
noun general election (of the lower house)
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選り分ける よりわける
yoriwakeru
Ichidan verb transitive verb to classify, to sort out, to sift through
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選り分ける えりわける
eriwakeru
Ichidan verb transitive verb to classify, to sort out, to sift through
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小選挙区 しょうせんきょく
shousenkyoku
noun small electoral district, single-member constituency
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公選 こうせん
kousen
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective public election
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せん
sen
noun noun (suffix) selection, choice, choosing, picking, election
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選抜 せんばつ
senbatsu
noun auxillary suru verb selection, choice, picking out
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選挙戦 せんきょせん
senkyosen
noun election campaign
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再選 さいせん
saisen
noun auxillary suru verb re-election
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選択肢 せんたくし
sentakushi
noun choices, alternatives, options
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人選 じんせん
jinsen
noun auxillary suru verb personnel selection
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選挙運動 せんきょうんどう
senkyoundou
noun participation in election campaign
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改選 かいせん
kaisen
noun auxillary suru verb re-election
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選者 せんじゃ
senja
noun judge, selector
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三選 さんせん
sansen
noun third-term election
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選任 せんにん
sennin
noun auxillary suru verb nomination (of a person to a position), selection, election, assignment, appointment
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選別 せんべつ
senbetsu
noun auxillary suru verb selection, classification, sorting, screening, triage
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落選 らくせん
rakusen
noun auxillary suru verb election loss, rejection
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特選 とくせん
tokusen
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective specially selection, special approval, special prize, high honour
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選奨 せんしょう
senshou
noun auxillary suru verb recommendation
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選挙権 せんきょけん
senkyoken
noun suffrage, the right to vote
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選挙人 せんきょにん
senkyonin
noun qualified voter
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選手村 せんしゅむら
senshumura
noun Olympic village, athlete's village
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決選投票 けっせんとうひょう
kessentouhyou
noun final vote, run-off ballot
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直接選挙 ちょくせつせんきょ
chokusetsusenkyo
noun direct election
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互選 ごせん
gosen
noun auxillary suru verb mutual election, co-opting
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自選 じせん
jisen
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective (author) selection
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婦選 ふせん
fusen
noun abbreviation women's suffrage
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厳選 げんせん
gensen
noun auxillary suru verb careful selection
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精選 せいせん
seisen
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective careful selection
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選外 せんがい
sengai
noun unselected
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選書 せんしょ
sensho
noun anthology, selection of books
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選曲 せんきょく
senkyoku
  1. noun chosen song, choosing a song
  2. auxillary suru verb to choose a song
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選集 せんしゅう
senshuu
noun selection (e.g. of poems, texts), anthology, selected extracts
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百選 ひゃくせん
hyakusen
noun (suffix) noun top hundred, hundred best
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