Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
stop
Parts:
Variants:
year-end, age, occasion, opportunity
Kun:
としとせよわい
On:
サイセイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
269 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 歳 【サイ】 -years-old
  • 歳月 【サイゲツ】 time, years
  • 歳歳 【サイサイ】 annual
  • 年年歳歳 【ネンネンサイサイ】 annually, every year, year in year out, from year to year
  • 歳暮 【セイボ】 year-end gift, end of the year, year end

Kun reading compounds

  • 年 【とし】 year, age, years, past one's prime, old age
  • 歳月 【さいげつ】 time, years
  • 大年 【おおとし】 New Year's Eve, December 31st, Jupiter (planet)
  • 年 【とせ】 counter for years (following a number in the hito-futa-mi counting system)
  • 二十歳 【はたとせ】 twenty years
  • 千年 【せんねん】 millennium, one thousand years, long time

Readings

Chinese:
sui4
Korean:
se

Spanish

  • año
  • edad

Portuguese

  • Fim de ano
  • idade
  • ocasião
  • oportunidade

French

  • fin d'année
  • âge
  • compteur d'années
  • occasion
  • opportunité
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