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真剣
Readings

shinken
English
NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
serious, earnest

Noun (futsuumeishi)
real sword (as opposed to a wooden practice weapon)

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Kanjis
ON: シン KUN: ま, ま-, まこと
true, reality, Buddhist sect

Stroke: 10 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-2-8 FC: 4080.0


ON: ケン KUN: つるぎ
sabre, sword, blade, clock hand

Stroke: 10 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-8-2 FC: 8250.0


Phrases
ジョージは勉強に真剣でない。
Parts: 勉強 (べんきょう) 真剣 (しんけん) である
George is not serious about his study.

「親父これって・・・真剣?」「当たり前だろう、決闘なのだからな」
Parts: 親父 (おやじ) 此れ (これ) って (て) 真剣 (しんけん) 当たり前 (あたりまえ) だろう (だろ) 決闘 (けっとう) なのだ (なんだ) から
"Dad, this a real sword?" "Of course, it is a duel after all."

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