Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
generation, world, society, public
Kun:
On:
セイソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
135 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 世 【セイ】 counter for generations, epoch
  • 世紀 【セイキ】 century, era
  • 近世 【キンセイ】 early modern times (Azuchi-Momoyama period to Edo period, 1568-1867), modern times, recent times
  • 創世 【ソウセイ】 creation of the world
  • 世 【セイ】 counter for generations, epoch
  • 世界 【セカイ】 the world, society, the universe, sphere, circle, world, renowned, world-famous, well-known outside of Japan, realm governed by one Buddha, space
  • 夜店 【ヨミセ】 night stall, night shop, night fair
  • 救世 【キュウセイ】 salvation

Kun reading compounds

  • 世 【よ】 world, society, age, generation
  • 世の中 【よのなか】 society, the world, the times
  • 千代 【せんだい】 thousand years, very long period, forever
  • 君が代 【きみがよ】 Imperial reign, title of Japanese national anthem

Readings

Japanese names:
とし、 ゆ、 ゆき
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
se

Spanish

  • generación
  • mundo
  • edad

Portuguese

  • geração
  • mundo
  • sociedade
  • pública

French

  • génération
  • monde
  • société
  • public
263 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
344 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
327 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
152 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
95 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
177 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
105 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
335 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
252 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
252 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
156 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
13 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4308 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2178 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2932 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
28 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31 Morohashi
3496 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
20 New Nelson (John Haig)
28 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
28 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
81 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
254 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1975 2001 Kanji
0a5.37 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
4-4-4 SKIP code
4-5-4 SKIP code
4-4-2 SKIP code
4471.7 Four corner code
32-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e16 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
world, boundary
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
158 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 界 【カイ】 kingdom, erathem (rock layer corresponding to the era in which it was deposited), partition of land, the world of (some category)
  • 界隈 【カイワイ】 neighborhood, neighbourhood, vicinity
  • 球界 【キュウカイ】 the baseball world
  • 経済界 【ケイザイカイ】 economic world, financial circles, business community

Readings

Chinese:
jie4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • borde
  • frontera
  • extensión
  • ámbito

Portuguese

  • mundo

French

  • monde
170 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
260 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
240 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
170 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2998 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
269 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
223 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
967 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.8 Japanese for Busy People
454 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
461 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
157 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1336 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3172 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1632 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
257 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21775 Morohashi
2563 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3739 New Nelson (John Haig)
251 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
266 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
164 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
320 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3654 2001 Kanji
5f4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
6022.8 Four corner code
19-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
754c Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
large, big
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
7 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 大 【ダイ】 the large part of, big, large, great, approximate size, no larger than, -university, large (e.g. serving size), loud (e.g. volume setting)
  • 大学 【ダイガク】 post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc., former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators), the Great Learning (one of the Four Books)
  • 短大 【タンダイ】 junior college, vocationally oriented two or three year post-secondary education institution
  • 長大 【チョウダイ】 very long, great length
  • 大切 【タイセツ】 important, necessary, indispensable, beloved, precious, dear, cherished, valuable, careful
  • 大使館 【タイシカン】 embassy
  • 負荷増大 【フカゾウタイ】 load increase
  • 御大 【オンタイ】 boss, governor

Kun reading compounds

  • 大きい 【おおきい】 big, large, great, loud

Readings

Japanese names:
うふ、 お、 おう、 た、 たかし、 とも、 はじめ、 ひろ、 ひろし、 まさ、 まさる、 もと、 わ
Chinese:
da4, dai4
Korean:
dae, da, tae

Spanish

  • grande
  • muy
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • grande
  • enorme

French

  • grand
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
53 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
7 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
32 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
40 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
48 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
26 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
408 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4224 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
108 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5831 Morohashi
3416 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 New Nelson (John Haig)
107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
14 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a3.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4003.0 Four corner code
34-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5927 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
878 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 恐怖心 【キョウフシン】 fear, terror
  • 恐怖映画 【キョウフエイガ】 horror film
  • 戦々恐々 【センセンキョウキョウ】 trembling with fear, filled with trepidation
  • 恐恐 【キョウキョウ】 respect (epistolary usage)

Kun reading compounds

  • 恐れる 【おそれる】 to fear, to be afraid of
  • 恐る 【おそる】 to fear, to be afraid
  • 恐るべき 【おそるべき】 dreadful, terrible, horrible, deplorable, fearsome, formidable, awesome, redoubtable
  • 恐ろしい 【おそろしい】 terrible, dreadful, terrifying, frightening, frightened, surprising, startling, tremendous, amazing
  • 恐ろしい思いをする 【おそろしいおもいをする】 to find oneself fearful, to have an awful time
  • 怖い 【こわい】 scary, frightening, eerie, dreadful, (I'm) afraid
  • 恐いもの見たさ 【こわいものみたさ】 rubbernecking, the thrill of looking at something scary or unpleasant and wanting to look at it all the more because it is scary or unpleasant
  • 怖がる 【こわがる】 to be afraid of, to fear, to dread, to be nervous (about), to be shy (of)

Readings

Chinese:
kong3
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • miedo
  • temor
  • sobrecogimiento
  • tener miedo
  • temer
  • temible
  • pavoroso
  • espantoso

Portuguese

  • medo
  • temer
  • temor

French

  • peur
  • épouvante
  • crainte
1167 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
951 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1163 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
537 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1602 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1709 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
759 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
780 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3283 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1696 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2306 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
620 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10552X Morohashi
2650 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1853 New Nelson (John Haig)
613 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
660 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
497 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1330 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3158 2001 Kanji
4k6.19 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
1733.1 Four corner code
22-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6050 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
disconcerted, be confused, lose one's head
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1826 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 世界恐慌 【セカイキョウコウ】 worldwide financial crisis, global depression
  • 世界大恐慌 【セカイダイキョウコウ】 the Great Depression

Kun reading compounds

  • 慌てる 【あわてる】 to become confused (disconcerted, disorganized, disorganised), to be flustered, to panic, to be in a hurry, to rush
  • 慌てる乞食はもらいが少ない 【あわてるこじきはもらいがすくない】 slow and steady wins the race, there is luck in the last helping
  • 慌ただしい 【あわただしい】 busy, hurried, confused, flurried
  • 慌ただしい一生 【あわただしいいっしょう】 fleeting life

Readings

Chinese:
huang1
Korean:
hwang

Spanish

  • preocupación
  • desconcierto
  • confusión
  • estar confundido
  • perder la cabeza

Portuguese

  • desconcertado
  • ser confundido
  • perder a cabeça

French

  • déconcerté
  • confus
  • précipité
  • écervelé
1259 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1956 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1725 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1692 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1311 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1378 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1465 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1459 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
822 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
707 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
425 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
532 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
631 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11057X Morohashi
580 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1917 New Nelson (John Haig)
624 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
671 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1533 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1157 2001 Kanji
4k9.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
9401.1 Four corner code
25-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
614c Unicode hex code