Jisho

×

16 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
voiced, uncleanness, wrong, nigori, impurity
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1883 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • ダミ声 【ダミゴエ】 thick voice, husky voice, guttural voice, hoarse voice, gravelly voice, voice with a thick accent
  • 濁流 【ダクリュウ】 muddy stream
  • 汚濁 【オダク】 pollution, contamination, corruption, graft
  • 清濁 【セイダク】 good and evil, purity and impurity, voiced and unvoiced consonants
  • 濁酒 【ドブロク】 doburoku (unrefined sake)
  • 濁世 【ダクセ】 this corrupt or degenerate world, this world or life, the world of mankind

Kun reading compounds

  • 濁る 【にごる】 to become muddy, to become cloudy, to get impure (of a liquid, gas, etc.), to become dull (of a sound, color, etc.), to become hoarse, to become impure (of a heart, society, etc.), to be corrupted, to be polluted, to become voiced, to add voiced consonant marks
  • 濁す 【にごす】 to make muddy (of a liquid), to make cloudy, to make turbid, to roil, to make ambiguous, to evade (e.g. the point), to be noncommittal about

Readings

Japanese names:
にごり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhuo2
Korean:
tag

Spanish

  • suciedad
  • impureza
  • turbieza
  • ensuciar
  • tergiversar
  • enturbiar
  • ensuciarse
  • enturbiarse

Portuguese

  • sonoro
  • sujidade
  • errado
  • impureza

French

  • troubler
  • consonne sonore (nigori)
  • impureté
  • faux
  • boueux
1558 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1787 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2710 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1749 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1507 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2457 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1625 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1735 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1511 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1255 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
953 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
533 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
695 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
843 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18440 Morohashi
774 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3348 New Nelson (John Haig)
835 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
898 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1836 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
352 2001 Kanji
3a13.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-13 SKIP code
3612.7 Four corner code
1-34-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6fc1 Unicode hex code

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, of the century (e.g. fight of the century)
  • 中世 【チュウセイ】 Middle Ages (in Japan esp. the Kamakura and Muromachi periods), medieval times, mediaeval times
  • 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)
  • 世 【セイ】 counter for generations, epoch
  • 世界 【セカイ】 the world, society, the universe, sphere, circle, world, world-renowned, world-famous, realm governed by one Buddha, space
  • 出世 【シュッセ】 success in life, getting ahead, successful career, promotion, climbing the corporate ladder, eminence
  • 立身出世 【リッシンシュッセ】 success in life

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
  • あの世 【あのよ】 the other world, the next world, the world beyond, world after death
  • この世 【このよ】 this world, this life, world of the living

Readings

Japanese names:
とし、 ゆ、 ゆき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-32-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e16 Unicode hex code