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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 世 【セイ】 counter for generations, epoch
  • 世紀 【セイキ】 century, era
  • 近世 【キンセイ】 recent past, recent times, early modern period (from the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the end of the Edo period)
  • 創世 【ソウセイ】 creation of the world
  • 世 【セイ】 counter for generations, epoch
  • 世紀 【セイキ】 century, era
  • 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, public, life, lifetime, age, era, period, epoch, generation, reign, rule, the times, world (of existence)
  • 世の中 【よのなか】 society, the world, the times
  • 千代 【ちよ】 thousand years, very long period, forever
  • 君が代 【きみがよ】 Imperial reign, Kimigayo (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:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
vulgar, customs, manners, worldliness, mundane things
On:
ゾク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1610 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 俗 【ゾク】 layman (esp. as opposed to a Buddhist monk), laity, man of the world, the world, local manners, modern customs, common, popular, vulgar, low
  • 俗語 【ゾクゴ】 colloquialism, colloquial language, slang
  • 民俗 【ミンゾク】 folk customs, folkways, ethnic customs
  • 通俗 【ツウゾク】 popular, common

Readings

Chinese:
su2
Korean:
sog

Spanish

  • vulgar
  • ordinario
  • costumbres
  • modales
  • maneras

Portuguese

  • vulgar
  • costumes
  • maneiras
  • coisas do mundanas

French

  • vulgaire
  • coutumes
  • manières
  • temporel
  • séculier
834 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
925 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1498 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
453 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
544 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1051 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
776 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1126 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1178 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1243 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
100 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
119 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
79 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
88 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
977 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
695 Morohashi
104 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
220 New Nelson (John Haig)
968 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1042 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1231 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2177 2001 Kanji
2a7.17 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-7 SKIP code
2826.8 Four corner code
34-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4fd7 Unicode hex code