Kanji 生

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Strokes: 5
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On:
セイ、ショウ
sei, shoo
Kun:
い.きる、い.かす、い.ける、う.まれる、うま.れる、う.まれ、うまれ、う.む、お.う、は.える、は.やす、き、なま、なま-、な.る、な.す、む.す、-う
i.kiru, i.kasu, i.keru, u.mareru, uma.reru, u.mare, umare, u.mu, o.u, ha.eru, ha.yasu, ki, nama, nama-, na.ru, na.su, mu.su, -u
Meaning:
life, genuine, birth
Grade: 1
JLPT: 5
Phonetic: (セイ、ショウ)
In 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 asa, iki, iku, ike, ubu, umai, e, oi, gyuu, kurumi, gose, sa, jou, sugi, so, soo, chiru, naba, niu, nyuu, fu, mi, moo, yoi, ryuu
Shape: idc
Antonyms: ,
Homonyms: , , , ,
Synonyms: ,
Categories: N5 (JLPT)

Examples

一生
いっしょう
isshoo
one's whole life
先生
せんせい
sensei
teacher, master, doctor
学生
がくせい
gakusei
student
生い立ち
おいたち
oitachi
upbringing, background
生える
はえる
haeru
grow [v.i.]
生きる
いきる
ikiru
live
生まれる
うまれる
umareru
be born
生やす
はやす
hayasu
grow [v.t.]
生卵
なまたまご
namatamago
raw egg
生地
きじ
kiji
cloth
誕生日
たんじょうび
tanjoubi
birthday

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): saeng
Pinyin: sheng1
Vietnam: Sanh, Sinh

Codepoints

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Decimal: 29983
Hex: 751F
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-32-24
Unicode UTF-16: 751F
Unicode UTF-8: E7 94 9F

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 34
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 44
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 42
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 67
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 29
Japanese For Busy People: 2.4
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 71
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 214
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 44
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 44
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 2179
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 2933
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 49
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 1327
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 4309
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 1569
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 7, page 1027): 21670
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 3497
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 1555
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 1675
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 9
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 2991
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 3715
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 43
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