Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
blood
Parts:
Variants:
masses, great numbers, multitude, populace
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
450 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 衆 【シュウ】 great numbers (of people), numerical superiority, masses, people, folk, clique, bunch
  • 衆院 【シュウイン】 House of Representatives (lower house of the National Diet of Japan)
  • 若い衆 【ワカイシュ】 young man, youth, lad, servant boy, young shopboy
  • 全会衆 【ゼンカイシュウ】 the whole assembly, the whole congregation
  • 衆 【シュウ】 great numbers (of people), numerical superiority, masses, people, folk, clique, bunch
  • 衆院 【シュウイン】 House of Representatives (lower house of the National Diet of Japan)
  • 若い衆 【ワカイシュ】 young man, youth, lad, servant boy, young shopboy
  • 僧衆 【ソウシュウ】 large number of priests

Readings

Chinese:
zhong4
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • multitud
  • masas

Portuguese

  • massas
  • grandes números
  • multidão
  • população

French

  • foule
  • grand nombre
  • multitude
  • peuple
806 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
901 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
705 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
570 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4210 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
651 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1720 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1762 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
792 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
806 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1194 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1612 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3325 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1724 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2342 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1874 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
33981 Morohashi
2683 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5417 New Nelson (John Haig)
1857 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2001 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
232 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
948 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
865 2001 Kanji
5h7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
2723.2 Four corner code
29-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8846 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
life
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
29 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生育 【セイイク】 birth and growth, giving birth and raising, development, breeding
  • 回生 【カイセイ】 resurrection, resuscitation, regeneration, university student in ... year
  • 公衆衛生 【コウシュウエイセイ】 sanitation, public health
  • 生 【セイ】 life, living, I, me, myself, student
  • 生家 【セイカ】 house where one was born, parents' house
  • 転生 【テンセイ】 transmigration of souls, reincarnation
  • 殺生 【セッショウ】 killing, destruction of life, barbarous, callous, brutal, cruel, heartless

Kun reading compounds

  • 生きる 【いきる】 to live, to exist, to make a living, to subsist, to be in effect, to be in use, to function, to come to life, to be enlivened, to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
  • 生きる力 【いきるちから】 zest for living, energy to live
  • 生かす 【いかす】 to make (the best) use of, to put to good use, to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.), to capitalise on (experience, etc.), to let live, to keep alive, to revive, to resuscitate, to bring back to life, to restore (a deleted passage; in proofreading)
  • 生ける 【いける】 to arrange (flowers), to plant, living, live
  • 生ける屍 【いけるしかばね】 living corpse
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれる 【うまれる】 to be born
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生まれ 【うまれ】 birth, birthplace, born in (country, month, imperial era, zodiac year, etc.)
  • 生まれつき 【うまれつき】 by nature, by birth, naturally, natural, innate
  • 生む 【うむ】 to give birth, to bear (child), to lay (eggs), to produce, to yield, to give rise to, to deliver
  • 生う 【おう】 to grow, to spring up, to cut (teeth)
  • 生える 【はえる】 to grow, to spring up, to sprout, to cut (teeth)
  • 生やす 【はやす】 to grow, to cultivate, to wear a beard
  • 生 【き】 pure, undiluted, raw, crude
  • 生地 【きじ】 cloth, fabric, material, texture, dough, batter, inherent quality, one's true character, one's true colours, unglazed pottery, skin with no make-up
  • 生 【なま】 raw, uncooked, fresh, natural, as it is, unedited, unprocessed, unprotected (sex), live (i.e. not recorded), inexperienced, unpolished, green, crude, impudence, sauciness, unpasteurized beer, draft beer, draught beer, just a little, somehow, vaguely, partially, somewhat, half-, semi-, insufficient, incomplete, half-baked, half-hearted, perfunctory, cash, tipsiness
  • 生り 【なまり】 boiled and half-dried bonito
  • お生 【おなま】 impudence, sauciness
  • 現生 【げんなま】 real money, cash
  • 生る 【なる】 to bear fruit
  • 生す 【なす】 to have a child
  • 生す 【むす】 to grow (of moss, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あさ、 いき、 いく、 いけ、 うぶ、 うまい、 え、 おい、 ぎゅう、 くるみ、 ごせ、 さ、 じょう、 すぎ、 そ、 そう、 ちる、 なば、 にう、 にゅう、 ふ、 み、 もう、 よい、 りゅう
Chinese:
sheng1
Korean:
saeng

Spanish

  • vida
  • nacimiento
  • vivir
  • existir
  • nacer
  • dar a luz
  • puro
  • crudo

Portuguese

  • vida
  • genuína
  • nascimento

French

  • vie
  • naissance
  • authentique
  • cru
34 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
44 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
42 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
29 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2991 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
67 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
71 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
214 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
44 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
44 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
49 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1327 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4309 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2933 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1569 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21670 Morohashi
3497 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3715 New Nelson (John Haig)
1555 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1675 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
9 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
43 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2472 2001 Kanji
0a5.29 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2510.0 Four corner code
32-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
751f Unicode hex code