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  • on reading:
  • チョウ
  • kun reading:
  • む   ます
  • meaning(s):
  • lucidity, be clear, clear, clarify, settle, strain, look grave
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みずすまし whirligig beetle
すましじる clear soup
まし すましや a prim person
まし すましがお composed expression; clear face
まし すましじる clear soup
ます すます to clear; to make clear; to be unruffled; to look unconcerned; to look demure; look prim; put on airs
った すみきった perfectly clear
すみきる to be serene
すみわたる to be perfectly clear
すむ to clear (e.g. weather); to become transparent
んだ すんだみず limpid water
ちょうめい clear and bright
せいちょう clear; serene
めいちょう lucidity