Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 15 strokes
Taught in grade 4

Search words that:
- start with 選
- end with 選
- contain 選
elect, select, choose, prefer
KUN:
  • えら.ぶ
    era.bu
  • え.る
    e.ru
  • よ.る
    yo.ru
ON:
  • セン
    sen
Written with 15 strokes
Taught in grade 4
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 356 results)

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

noun
player (sports), athlete, team member

noun, auxillary suru verb
selection, choice, option

noun, auxillary suru verb, no-adjective
election

noun, auxillary suru verb
1.
being elected
2.
being selected (to win a prize, etc.)
3.
winning (in a lottery, raffle, etc.)
See also:当籤

noun, auxillary suru verb
selection, screening
Other readings:
銓衡【せんこう】
詮衡【せんこう】

noun, auxillary suru verb
lottery, raffle, drawing (of lots)
Other readings:
抽籤【ちゅうせん】[1]
抽せん【ちゅうせん】
Notes:
  1. word containing out-dated kanji

noun
championship, title (of champion)

noun
general election (of the lower house)
See also:衆議院

noun, auxillary suru verb
preliminary contest, qualifying round, trial, heat, primary
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Example sentences(showing 1-20 of 674 results)

That's why I think I'll be chosen

You may choose whichever you like

You may choose whichever you like

Making a choice always means making a sacrifice, giving up one thing for another

せんきょ
選挙
うんどう
運動
せいこう
成功
かのじょ
彼女
とうせん
当選
The campaign succeeded and she won the election

かれ
彼の
ほん
とく
特に
たか
高い
ひょうか
評価
His book has been singled out for special praise

こと
言葉
てきせつ
適切に
ひじょう
非常に
おお
大きな
ちか
Words, when well chosen, have such great force in them

かのじょ
彼女
ちょうじかん
長時間
ぼう
帽子
えら
選んだ
It took her a long time to choose a hat

We tried all means possible

Pick out the shirt that you like best

ひと
一人
えら
選んで
Choose the one

こうちゃ
紅茶
なか
ひと
一つ
You have a choice of black tea, coffee, or milk

Please choose me a tie for this suit

I realized that what I had chosen didn't really interest me

わた
せんきょ
選挙
いっぴょ
一票
なに
何も
おも
思って
I figure that my vote won't change anything

しゅっせ
出席
ひとびと
人々
みん
せんきょ
選挙
けっ
結果
おど
驚いた
Those present were all astonished at the results of the election

かれ
彼の
にゅうせ
入選
His picture got accepted

Tell me which one to choose

わた
私の
あた
新しい
ふく
似合う
ぼう
帽子
えら
選ぶ
つだ
手伝って
くだ
下さい
Please help me pick out a hat which matches my new dress

せんしゅ
選手
ごと
見事に
さい
再起
The player made a splendid comeback