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

12 strokes (also 11)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
overdo, exceed, go beyond, error
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
285 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 過 【カ】 surplus- (attaches to start of Sino-Japanese words), excess-, over-, per- (chemical with more of a certain element than found in other compounds of the same constituents)
  • 過激 【カゲキ】 extreme, radical
  • 看過 【カンカ】 overlooking, turning a blind eye
  • 輸出超過 【ユシュツチョウカ】 excess of exports

Kun reading compounds

  • 過ぎる 【すぎる】 to pass through, to pass by, to go beyond, to pass (i.e. of time), to elapse, to have expired, to have ended, to be over, to exceed, to surpass, to be above, to be no more than ..., to be excessive, to be too much, to be too ...
  • 過ごす 【すごす】 to pass (time), to spend, to overdo (esp. of one's alcohol consumption), to drink (alcohol), to take care of, to support, to overdo, to do too much, to ... without acting on it
  • 過ち 【あやまち】 fault, error, indiscretion, faux pas
  • 過ちて改めざるこれを過ちという 【あやまちてあらためざるこれをあやまちという】 to err and not change one's ways, this is what it is to err
  • 過つ 【あやまつ】 to err
  • 過ぎる 【よぎる】 to go by, to cross, to pass by, to float across
  • 過ぎる 【よぎる】 to go by, to cross, to pass by, to float across

Readings

Chinese:
guo4, guo1
Korean:
gwa

Spanish

  • pasar
  • extralimitarse
  • exceder
  • fallo
  • error
  • traspasar
  • fallar

Portuguese

  • sobrepujar
  • exceder
  • ir além de
  • erro

French

  • passer
  • dépasser
  • excéder
  • erreur
562 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
659 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
629 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
399 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4723 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
368 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
963 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1804 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
413 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
419 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
284 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
705 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3891 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2003 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2704 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1302 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39002P Morohashi
3137 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6090 New Nelson (John Haig)
1293 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1389 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
230 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
750 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3649 2001 Kanji
2q9.18 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-9 SKIP code
3730.2 Four corner code
18-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
904e Unicode hex code