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
  • 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
1-32-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e16 Unicode hex code

9 strokes (also 8)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
astray, be perplexed, in doubt, lost, err, illusion
Kun:
まよ.う
On:
メイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
942 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 迷惑 【メイワク】 trouble, bother, annoyance, nuisance, inconvenience, to be troubled (by), to be bothered (by), to be inconvenienced (by)
  • 迷路 【メイロ】 maze, labyrinth, blind alley
  • 混迷 【コンメイ】 turmoil, chaos, confusion
  • 愛迷 【アイメイ】 straying from love, falling out of love, lost love

Kun reading compounds

  • 迷う 【まよう】 to lose one's way, to waver, to hesitate, to be of two minds over, to be puzzled, to be perplexed, to give into temptation, to lose control of oneself, to be charmed, to be infatuated, to be captivated, to be smitten, to turn in one's grave

Readings

Chinese:
mi2
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • extraviarse
  • estar perdido
  • perderse

Portuguese

  • desviado
  • estar perplexo
  • em dúvida
  • perdido
  • errar
  • ilusão

French

  • s'égarer
  • être perplexe
  • hésiter
  • perdu
  • se tromper
  • illusion
724 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
817 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
797 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1251 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4681 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
781 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
952 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
967 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
998 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1070 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
690 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3836 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1967 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2663 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
933 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38825P Morohashi
3092 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6037 New Nelson (John Haig)
924 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
992 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
706 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1064 2001 Kanji
2q6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3930.9 Four corner code
1-44-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ff7 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
say, word
Kun:
い.うこと
On:
ゲンゴン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
83 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 言 【ゲン】 word, remark, statement
  • 言及 【ゲンキュウ】 reference, allusion
  • 過言 【カゴン】 exaggeration, overstatement, saying too much, misstatement, slip of the tongue, gaffe
  • 狂言 【キョウゲン】 kyogen, farce presented between noh plays or during the interlude of a noh play, kabuki play, kabuki performance, make-believe, ruse, trick
  • 言語 【ゲンゴ】 language
  • 言下 【ゲンカ】 promptly
  • 過言 【カゴン】 exaggeration, overstatement, saying too much, misstatement, slip of the tongue, gaffe
  • 二言 【ニゴン】 double-dealing, double tongue, going back on what one has said, repeating oneself

Kun reading compounds

  • 言う 【いう】 to say, to utter, to declare, to name, to call, to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"), to make a noise
  • 言うまでもない 【いうまでもない】 goes without saying, needless to say, obvious
  • 言 【げん】 word, remark, statement
  • 言葉 【ことば】 language, dialect, word, words, phrase, term, expression, remark, speech, (manner of) speaking, learning to speak, language acquisition
  • 禍言 【まがごと】 ominous word, ill-omened word, misfortune
  • 二言 【ふたこと】 two words, repetition

Readings

Japanese names:
とき
Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
eon

Spanish

  • palabras
  • decir

Portuguese

  • Dizer
  • palavras

French

  • dire
392 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
118 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
274 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
279 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4309 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
43 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
85 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
439 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
66 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
66 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
203 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1653 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2440 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1233 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1698 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
341 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35205 Morohashi
1941 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5552 New Nelson (John Haig)
335 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
357 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
44 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
142 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-6 SKIP code
0060.1 Four corner code
1-24-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a00 Unicode hex code