Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 15 strokes
Jinmeiyou Kanji (used in names)

Search words that:
- start with 撰
- end with 撰
- contain 撰
composing, editing, compiling, selecting
KUN:
  • せん.する
    sen.suru
  • えら.む
    era.mu
  • えら.ぶ
    era.bu
ON:
  • サン
    san
  • セン
    sen
Written with 15 strokes
Jinmeiyou Kanji (used in names)
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 23 results)

Godan-bu verb, transitive verb
to choose, to select
All readings:
選ぶ【えらぶ】
撰ぶ【えらぶ】[1]
択ぶ【えらぶ】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
1.
special selection, special approval
noun
2.
special prize, highest honours
All readings:
特選【とくせん】
特撰【とくせん】

na-adjective, noun
1.
careless, sloppy, faulty(usually kana)
noun
2.
using unreliable sources (in a piece of writing), piece of writing with unreliable sources or many errors
Other readings:
ずざん《杜撰》

noun
selection (e.g. of poems, texts), anthology, selected extracts
All readings:
選集【せんしゅう】
撰集【せんしゅう】
撰集【せんじゅう】[1]
Notes:
  1. out-dated or obsolete kana usage

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
selecting from one's own works, one's own selection
noun
2.
voting for oneself(only relevant for 自選)
All readings:
自選【じせん】
自撰【じせん】

noun (suffix), noun
top hundred, hundred best
All readings:
百選【ひゃくせん】
百撰【ひゃくせん】[1]
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

えらもの
erabareshimono
noun
the chosen one, the chosen ones, the select few
All readings:
選ばれし者【えらばれしもの】
選ばれしもの【えらばれしもの】
撰ばれし者【えらばれしもの】
択ばれし者【えらばれしもの】

noun, auxillary suru verb
government compilation

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
personal selection (esp. of a defense lawyer)(esp. 私選)
See also:国選
2.
private selection (e.g. of poetry)(esp. 私撰)
See also:勅撰
All readings:
私選【しせん】
私撰【しせん】
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Example sentences(showing 3 results)

Tony realized that if he hired another crew, got more customers and did the job quicker and sloppier, he could make more money

わた
いちいん
一員
I was chosen as a member of the team

かのじょ
彼女
いちまん
一万
にん
おうしゃ
応募者
なか
She was chosen from ten thousand applicants