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

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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

22 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
Variants:
attack, advance on, succeed to, pile, heap
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1130 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 襲名 【シュウメイ】 succession to another's professional name
  • 襲撃 【シュウゲキ】 attack, charge, raid
  • 奇襲 【キシュウ】 surprise attack
  • 強襲 【キョウシュウ】 assault, violent attack

Kun reading compounds

  • 襲う 【おそう】 to attack, to assail, to make an assault, to strike, to hunt down, to succeed (someone in a post, role, etc.), to make a sudden visit
  • 重ね 【かさね】 pile, heap, layers (e.g. of clothing), set (e.g. of boxes), course (e.g. of stones), counter for things that are stacked, piled up (or layered, etc.), layers of clothing worn under one's overcoat, combination of colors created by layering of garments (colours)
  • かさねの色目 【かさねのいろめ】 combination of colors created by layering of garments (colours)

Readings

Japanese names:
そい
Chinese:
xi2
Korean:
seub

Spanish

  • ataque
  • avance
  • sucesión
  • atacar
  • sorprender

Portuguese

  • ataque
  • avançar
  • ser bem-sucedido

French

  • attaquer
  • assaillir
  • agresser
  • hériter
  • accumuler
1360 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1262 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5443 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1094 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1734 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2983 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1575 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1681 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1042 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1630 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3633 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1856 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2533 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2044 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34717 Morohashi
2917 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5510 New Nelson (John Haig)
2025 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2181 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1943 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
465 2001 Kanji
5e16.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-16-6 SKIP code
0173.2 Four corner code
29-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8972 Unicode hex code