Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
life
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
29 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself
  • 生徒 【セイト】 pupil
  • 同級生 【ドウキュウセイ】 classmate
  • 素性 【スジョウ】 birth, lineage, parentage, origin, identity, background, history, past, provenance, origin
  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself
  • 生じる 【ショウジル】 to produce, to yield, to cause, to result from, to arise, to be generated
  • 素性 【スジョウ】 birth, lineage, parentage, origin, identity, background, history, past, provenance, origin
  • 殺生 【セッショウ】 killing, destruction of life, barbarous, callous, brutal, cruel

Kun reading compounds

  • 生きる 【いきる】 to live, to exist, to make a living, to subsist, to be in effect, to be in use, to function, to come to life, to be enlivened, to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
  • 生きる力 【いきるちから】 zest for living, energy to live
  • 生かす 【いかす】 to make (the best) use of, to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.), to capitalise on (experience, etc), to let live, to keep alive, to revive, to resuscitate
  • 生ける 【いける】 to arrange (flowers), to plant, living, live
  • 生ける屍 【いけるしかばね】 living corpse
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生む 【うむ】 to give birth, to bear (child), to lay (eggs), to produce, to yield, to give rise to, to deliver
  • 生う 【おう】 to grow, to spring up, to cut (teeth)
  • 生える 【はえる】 to grow, to spring up, to sprout, to cut (teeth)
  • 生やす 【はやす】 to grow, to cultivate, to wear a beard
  • 生 【き】 pure, undiluted, raw, crude
  • 生地 【きじ】 cloth, fabric, material, texture, one's true character, unglazed pottery, uncooked dough, batter
  • 共生 【きょうせい】 symbiosis, paragenesis, union
  • 生 【なま】 raw, uncooked, fresh, natural, as it is, unedited, unprocessed, unprotected (i.e. not wearing a condom), live (i.e. not recorded), inexperienced, unpolished, green, crude, impudence, sauciness, unpasteurized beer, draft beer, draught beer, just a little, somehow, vaguely, partially, somewhat, half-, semi-, irresponsibly, half-baked, cash, tipsiness
  • 生り 【なまり】 boiled and half-dried bonito
  • お生 【おなま】 impudence, sauciness
  • 現生 【げんなま】 real money, cash
  • 生る 【なる】 to bear fruit
  • 生す 【なす】 to have a child
  • 生す 【むす】 to grow (of moss, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あさ、 いき、 いく、 いけ、 うぶ、 うまい、 え、 おい、 ぎゅう、 くるみ、 ごせ、 さ、 じょう、 すぎ、 そ、 そう、 ちる、 なば、 にう、 にゅう、 ふ、 み、 もう、 よい、 りゅう
Chinese:
sheng1
Korean:
saeng

Spanish

  • vida
  • nacimiento
  • vivir
  • existir
  • nacer
  • dar a luz
  • puro
  • crudo

Portuguese

  • vida
  • genuína
  • nascimento

French

  • vie
  • naissance
  • authentique
  • cru
34 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
44 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
42 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
29 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2991 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
67 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
71 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
214 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
44 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
44 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
49 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1327 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4309 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2933 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1569 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21670 Morohashi
3497 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3715 New Nelson (John Haig)
1555 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1675 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
9 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
43 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2472 2001 Kanji
0a5.29 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2510.0 Four corner code
32-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
751f Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
life
Parts:
products, bear, give birth, yield, childbirth, native, property
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
161 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 産 【サン】 (giving) birth, childbirth, delivery, confinement, native of, product of, assets, property, fortune
  • 産業 【サンギョウ】 industry, livelihood, occupation
  • 原産 【ゲンサン】 place of origin, habitat
  • 水産 【スイサン】 aquatic products, fisheries

Kun reading compounds

  • 生む 【うむ】 to give birth, to bear (child), to lay (eggs), to produce, to yield, to give rise to, to deliver
  • 産む機械 【うむきかい】 baby-making machine (famously used by Health, Labour and Welfare Minister Yanagisawa Hakuo to refer to women)
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生す 【むす】 to grow (of moss, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
もと
Chinese:
chan3
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • producto
  • producir
  • propiedad
  • dar a luz
  • nacer

Portuguese

  • produtos
  • dar a luz
  • nascer
  • dar crias
  • nascimento
  • nativo
  • bens

French

  • production
  • porter (fruits)
  • donner naissance
  • produire
  • natal
  • propriété
408 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
518 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
491 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
142 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3354 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
317 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
218 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1520 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
278 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
278 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
574 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1328 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4089 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2075 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2812 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1574 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21684P Morohashi
3298 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3716 New Nelson (John Haig)
1560 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1681 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
92 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
567 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
472 2001 Kanji
5b6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-6-5 SKIP code
2-4-7 SKIP code
2-2-9 SKIP code
0021.4 Four corner code
27-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7523 Unicode hex code