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, of the century (e.g. fight of the century)
  • 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, of the century (e.g. fight of the century)
  • 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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-32-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e16 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
bury, be filled up, embedded
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1110 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 埋蔵 【マイゾウ】 burying in the ground, having underground deposits
  • 埋葬 【マイソウ】 burial

Kun reading compounds

  • 埋める 【うめる】 to bury (e.g. in the ground), to fill up (e.g. audience fills a hall), to cause to be packed, to plug (a gap), to stop (a gap), to bridge (a difference, a gap), to fill (a seat, a vacant position), to fill out, to make up for (a loss, shortage, etc.), to make amends, to compensate for, to put cold water (in a bath), to cover, to scatter something over
  • 埋まる 【うまる】 to be buried, to be covered, to be surrounded, to overflow, to be crowded, to be filled, to be repaid (e.g. debt), to be replenished, to be filled (e.g. blank, vacancy, schedule)
  • 埋もれる 【うもれる】 to be buried, to be covered, to be hidden
  • 埋める 【うずめる】 to cover, to bury (e.g. one's face in hands), to submerge, to fill (completely), to stuff, to pack, to cram, to fill up
  • 埋まる 【うまる】 to be buried, to be covered, to be surrounded, to overflow, to be crowded, to be filled, to be repaid (e.g. debt), to be replenished, to be filled (e.g. blank, vacancy, schedule)
  • 埋ける 【いける】 to bury something in the ground, to cover coals with ash, to bank a fire

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mai2, man2
Korean:
mae

Spanish

  • enterrado
  • relleno
  • incrustado
  • ser enterrado
  • ser rellenado
  • enterrar
  • rellenar
  • incrustar

Portuguese

  • enterrar
  • ocupar-se
  • embutido

French

  • enterrer
  • être rempli
  • enfoncé
1833 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1226 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1084 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1615 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
432 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1041 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1826 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1975 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1261 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
375 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
484 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
300 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
364 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
181 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5116 Morohashi
403 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1020 New Nelson (John Haig)
179 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
191 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1319 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1472 2001 Kanji
3b7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
4611.4 Four corner code
1-43-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57cb Unicode hex code