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

11 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
usual, ordinary, normal, common, regular, continually, always, long-lasting
Kun:
つねとこ-
On:
ジョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
293 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 常識 【ジョウシキ】 common sense, good sense, common knowledge, general knowledge, common practice, accepted practice, social etiquette
  • 常勤 【ジョウキン】 full-time employment
  • 平常 【ヘイジョウ】 normal, usual, ordinary, everyday
  • 経常 【ケイジョウ】 ordinary

Kun reading compounds

  • 常 【つね】 usual state of things
  • 常に 【つねに】 always, constantly
  • 経常 【けいじょう】 ordinary
  • 世の常 【よのつね】 ordinary, run-of-the-mill, usual

Readings

Japanese names:
とき、 のぶ、 ひ、 ひた
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chang2
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • habitual
  • usual
  • ordinario
  • normal
  • siempre
  • interminable

Portuguese

  • regular
  • normal
  • comum
  • usual

French

  • habituel
  • ordinaire
  • normal
642 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
740 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
718 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
356 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1364 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
199 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
499 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1463 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
497 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
506 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
708 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
566 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3203 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1657 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2247 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
807 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8955 Morohashi
2590 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1569 New Nelson (John Haig)
799 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
862 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
190 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
737 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1044 2001 Kanji
3n8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-6 SKIP code
2-3-8 SKIP code
9022.7 Four corner code
1-30-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e38 Unicode hex code