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, of the century (e.g. fight of the century)
  • 中世 【チュウセイ】 Middle Ages (in Japan esp. the Kamakura and Muromachi periods), medieval times, mediaeval times
  • 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)
  • 世 【セイ】 counter for generations, epoch
  • 世界 【セカイ】 the world, society, the universe, sphere, circle, world, world-renowned, world-famous, realm governed by one Buddha, space
  • 出世 【シュッセ】 success in life, getting ahead, successful career, promotion, climbing the corporate ladder, eminence
  • 立身出世 【リッシンシュッセ】 success in life

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
  • あの世 【あのよ】 the other world, the next world, the world beyond, world after death
  • この世 【このよ】 this world, this life, world of the living

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

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

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On reading compounds

  • 界 【カイ】 community, circles, world, kingdom, erathem, field (electrical), border, boundary, division
  • 界隈 【カイワイ】 neighborhood, neighbourhood, vicinity
  • 他界 【タカイ】 death, the next world, to pass away, to die
  • 動物界 【ドウブツカイ】 Animalia, animal kingdom

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-19-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
754c Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
sutra, longitude, pass thru, expire, warp
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
79 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 経 【ケイ】 warp (weaving), longitude, scripture, sutra, trans-
  • 経済 【ケイザイ】 economy, economics, finance, (one's) finances, financial circumstances, being economical, economy, thrift
  • 月経 【ゲッケイ】 menstruation, menstrual period
  • 政経 【セイケイ】 politics and economics
  • 経 【キョウ】 sutra, Buddhist scriptures
  • 経典 【キョウテン】 sacred books, sutras, scriptures, Bible
  • 説経 【セッキョウ】 lecture on the sutras
  • 法華経 【ホケキョウ】 Lotus Sutra
  • 経行 【キンヒン】 meditation performed while walking
  • 看経 【カンキン】 silent reading of sutra

Kun reading compounds

  • 経る 【へる】 to pass, to elapse, to go by, to pass through, to go through, to experience, to go through, to undergo
  • 経つ 【たつ】 to pass (of time), to elapse
  • 縦糸 【たていと】 (weaving) warp

Readings

Japanese names:
つね、 のぶ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing1, jing4
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • sutra
  • longitud
  • ley
  • pasar
  • dirigir
  • transcurrir
  • experimentar

Portuguese

  • sutra
  • longitude
  • passar através de
  • expirar
  • empenar

French

  • sûtra
  • longitude
  • passer (temps)
  • expiré
  • expérimenter
  • chaîne (tissu)
596 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
685 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
658 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
135 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3523 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
341 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
815 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1957 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
548 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
557 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
515 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1523 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1687 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
898 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1218 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1372 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27392 Morohashi
1331 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4473 New Nelson (John Haig)
1360 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1460 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
71 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
730 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2772 2001 Kanji
6a5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
2791.4 Four corner code
1-23-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d4c Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
settle (debt, etc.), relieve (burden), finish, come to an end, excusable, need not
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
168 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 済州 【チェジュ】 Jeju (special self-governing province and island in South Korea)
  • 済世 【サイセイ】 saving the world, promoting national welfare
  • 返済 【ヘンサイ】 repayment, reimbursement, refund, redemption
  • 完済 【カンサイ】 full payment, liquidation
  • 済世 【サイセイ】 saving the world, promoting national welfare
  • 済美 【セイビ】 achieving virtue

Kun reading compounds

  • 済む 【すむ】 to finish, to end, to be completed, to merely result in something less severe than expected, to feel at ease, to feel unease or guilt for troubling someone, to be sorry
  • 済まない 【すまない】 inexcusable, unjustifiable, unpardonable, sorry, remorseful, apologetic, conscience-stricken, contrite, excuse me, (I'm) sorry, thank you
  • 済ます 【すます】 to finish, to get it over with, to conclude, to settle, to pay back, to get along (without something), to make do with (without)

Readings

Japanese names:
すむ、 なり、 わたる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • ayudar
  • rescatar
  • terminar
  • finalizar
  • acabar
  • concluir
  • reembolsar
  • devolver

Portuguese

  • fim
  • terminar
  • desculpável
  • não necessário

French

  • achever
  • finir
  • excusable
  • s'en sortir sans
792 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
881 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
871 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
288 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2597 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
536 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
693 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1336 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
549 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
558 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
516 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1208 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
634 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
383 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
478 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1747 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17749 Morohashi
522 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3197 New Nelson (John Haig)
1731 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1868 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
131 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
921 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
354 2001 Kanji
3a8.30 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
3012.4 Four corner code
1-26-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e08 Unicode hex code