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SHOU


JOU


meaning: pure, clean

清浄 == seijou == (noun, adjective that takes な) pure, clean, purity
浄化 == jouka == (noun which can take する to act as a verb) purification, clean up



Left radical is a radical form of 'water'. Right radical is 'vie/conflict' (争), which acts phonetically to express 'pure'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Vie for clean, pure water.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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