Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
surname
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1628 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 姓 【セイ】 surname, family name, hereditary title (used in ancient Japan to denote rank and political standing)
  • 姓名 【セイメイ】 full name
  • 旧姓 【キュウセイ】 one's original family name, maiden name
  • 同姓 【ドウセイ】 same surname
  • 姓 【セイ】 surname, family name, hereditary title (used in ancient Japan to denote rank and political standing)
  • 俗姓 【ゾクショウ】 secular surname (of a priest)
  • 本百姓 【ホンヒャクショウ】 freeholding farmer, freeholding peasant

Readings

Chinese:
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • apellido

Portuguese

  • sobrenome

French

  • nom de famille
1471 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1766 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1203 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1150 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
450 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
846 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1746 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1869 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
598 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
440 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
334 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
209 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
251 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1571 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6178 Morohashi
279 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1196 New Nelson (John Haig)
1557 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1678 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1163 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1772 2001 Kanji
3e5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
4541.0 Four corner code
32-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59d3 Unicode hex code