truth

(crown) + (three Stooges)
★★★★★
8 strokes
PN

Onyomi

JITSU

Mnemonic

The truth is, homey's ju JITSU is so burly, he can take down 3 stooges. That's why he has the crown.

Kunyomi

じつ usually used like this:'実は xxx,' which is like saying 'The truth is...', as in, 'The truth is ,I used to be a dude named Carlos.' LAZY
★★★★★

Jukugo

実際(じっさい)

in fact ★★★★☆
(truth) + (edge) = 実際 (in fact)

in fact. (as in, 'You think you're Samoan, but in fact, you're adopted.')

Also has the nuance of 'in practice', as opposed to 'in theory.'

事実(じじつ)

fact ★★★★☆
(action/ incident) + (truth) = 事実 (fact)

真実(しんじつ)

the truth ★★★★☆
(really) + (truth) = 真実 (the truth)

現実(げんじつ)

reality ★★★☆☆
(present time) + (truth) = 現実 (reality)

Lookalikes

Meaning Hint Radical
cold FROST
truth NO frost

Cold has the two dots of the FROST radical.

Synonyms

carry out /put into effect
実戦    行う    設ける    制定    実施    創立    成立   
faithful, upstanding
誠    誠実    正直    堅実    忠実   
make sure of
確認する    確実に