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

11 strokes
Radical:
feather
Parts:
learn
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
706 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 習性 【シュウセイ】 habit, behavior, behaviour, trait, nature
  • 習慣 【シュウカン】 habit, custom, cultural practice
  • 演習 【エンシュウ】 practice, practising, exercises, manoeuvres, maneuvers, seminar (student debates, presentations, etc.), practicum
  • 教習 【キョウシュウ】 training, instruction
  • 近習 【キンジュ】 attendant

Kun reading compounds

  • 習う 【ならう】 to take lessons in, to be taught, to learn (from a teacher), to study (under a teacher), to get training in
  • 習うより慣れろ 【ならうよりなれろ】 experience is the best teacher, custom makes all things easy, you learn best by doing, practice makes perfect, it is better to grow accustomed than to be taught
  • 習い 【ならい】 as is habit, the way life normally is
  • 習い事 【ならいごと】 accomplishment, lesson, practice
  • 見習い 【みならい】 apprenticeship, probation, learning by observation, apprentice, trainee, probationer
  • 行儀見習い 【ぎょうぎみならい】 learning good manners through apprenticeship (to an upper-class family)

Readings

Chinese:
xi2
Korean:
seub

Spanish

  • aprender
  • estudiar

Portuguese

  • aprender

French

  • apprendre
426 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
323 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
307 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
665 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3675 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
320 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
238 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1468 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
591 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
601 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
201 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1572 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3306 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1711 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2324 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
581 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28672P Morohashi
2667 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4681 New Nelson (John Haig)
574 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
616 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
373 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3578 2001 Kanji
4c7.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
1760.2 Four corner code
29-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7fd2 Unicode hex code