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, -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 (of a person or thing), 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

Chinese:
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
32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
sickness
Parts:
mannerism, habit, vice, trait, fault, kink
Kun:
くせくせ.に
On:
ヘキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1973 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 癖 【クセ】 habit (often a bad habit, i.e. vice), tendency, peculiarity, idiosyncrasy, mannerism, crease, wrinkle, curl, kink
  • 妄想癖 【モウソウヘキ】 day-dreamer, fantasist
  • 盗癖 【トウヘキ】 kleptomania

Kun reading compounds

  • 癖 【くせ】 habit (often a bad habit, i.e. vice), tendency, peculiarity, idiosyncrasy, mannerism, crease, wrinkle, curl, kink
  • 癖に 【くせに】 and yet, though, when, in spite of
  • 悪い癖 【わるいくせ】 bad habit, bad habits
  • 自傷癖 【じしょうくせ】 (practice of) self-injury, (habit of) self-harm
  • 癖に 【くせに】 and yet, though, when, in spite of
  • 癖になる 【くせになる】 to become a (bad) habit, to get accustomed to

Readings

Chinese:
pi3, pi4
Korean:
byeog

Spanish

  • costumbre
  • hábito
  • debilidad
  • vicio
  • manía

Portuguese

  • maneirismo
  • hábito
  • vício
  • traço
  • falta
  • entortar

French

  • manie
  • mauvaise habitude
  • vice
  • trait (caractère)
  • défaut
  • frisé
1781 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1903 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3082 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1702 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1550 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1490 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1589 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1364 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1358 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4080 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2069 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2805 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1707 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22550 Morohashi
3290 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3848 New Nelson (John Haig)
1691 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1826 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1895 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
555 2001 Kanji
5i13.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-5-13 SKIP code
0014.1 Four corner code
42-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7656 Unicode hex code