Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, sex (i.e. sexual attraction, activity, etc.), gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character (of a person), personality, disposition, nature, characteristics, nature (of a thing, event, etc.)
  • 耐性 【タイセイ】 resistance (e.g. to antibiotics), tolerance (e.g. drug tolerance)
  • 社会性 【シャカイセイ】 sociality
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature, disposition, temperament, character, quality, that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 nature, character, disposition
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold
  • 凝り性 【コリショウ】 fastidiousness, enthusiasm for one thing, meticulousness, monomania, obsession, susceptibility for a stiffening of the shoulders

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit, convention

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
1-32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
penal, chastise, punish, discipline
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1303 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 懲戒 【チョウカイ】 discipline, punishment, reprimand
  • 懲役 【チョウエキ】 penal servitude, imprisonment with hard labor (hard labour)
  • 膺懲 【ヨウチョウ】 punishment (of an enemy), chastisement
  • 暴支膺懲 【ボウシヨウチョウ】 punishing savage China

Kun reading compounds

  • 懲りる 【こりる】 to learn by experience, to learn one's lesson, to learn the hard way, to be discouraged (by), to have enough (of), to be disgusted (with)
  • 懲らす 【こらす】 to chastise, to punish, to discipline
  • 懲らしめる 【こらしめる】 to chastise, to punish, to discipline

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cheng2
Korean:
jing

Spanish

  • pena
  • castigo
  • castigar
  • disciplinar

Portuguese

  • penal
  • castigar
  • punir
  • disciplinar

French

  • punition
  • pénal
  • châtiment
  • sanction
1599 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1626 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1785 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1510 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1327 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1421 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1510 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1703 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
805 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3623 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1853 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2526 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
897 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11399P Morohashi
2910 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2006 New Nelson (John Haig)
888 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
953 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1893 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2058 2001 Kanji
4k14.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-14-4 SKIP code
2833.4 Four corner code
1-36-08 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
61f2 Unicode hex code