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[せい()]
sei
noun, suffix

English Meaning(s) for 性

noun
  1. nature (of a person)
  2. sex
  3. gender
suffix
  1. -ty; -ity; -ness; -cy (indicating quality or condition)

Definition and Synonyms for 性

Sex either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
Synonyms: セックス, , , , , 性別, 雌雄
Nature the complex of emotional and intellectual attributes that determine a person's characteristic actions and reactions
Synonyms: , きっぷ, ネイチャー, 人となり, 天性, 天機, 天資, 天質, , 心ばえ, 心根, , , , , 性分, 性情, 性根, 性根, 性格, 性状, 性癖, 性質, 持ち前, 本性, , , , , , 根性, 毛色, , , , 気分, 気心, 気性, 気稟, 気立て, 気象, 気質, 生来, 真性, 禀性, 稟性, 稟質, 素質, 資性, 資質, 賦性, , ,
Gender the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
Synonyms: セックス, セクシュアリティ, , , , , 性別, 雌雄
Custom a specific practice of long standing
Synonyms: ふり, しきたり, トラディション, 因習, 定例, 常例, , , , , 惰性, 慣らし, 慣らす, 慣例, 慣習, 慣行, 旧例, 旧習, 流儀, 習わし, 習わす, 習俗, 習慣, 遺風, , , 風俗, 風儀, 風習
Sexual Urge all of the feelings resulting from the urge to gratify sexual impulses
Synonyms: セックス, , , , , 性衝動
Fiber the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
Synonyms: きっぷ, キャラクター, 人となり, 人品, 人柄, 人格, 品性, , , , 心柄, , , , , 性情, 性根, 性根, 性格, 性質, 本質, , , 根性, 気立て, 気質, 禀性, 素質, , , ,
Grammatical Gender a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives
Synonyms: , , ,
Characteristic the integer part (positive or negative) of the representation of a logarithm
Synonyms: メルクマール, 体臭, , , , , 指標, 本領, 特徴, 特性, 特有, 特色, 特質
Grammatical Gender in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness
Synonyms: , , ,
Characteristic in the expression log 643 = 2.808 the characteristic is 2
Synonyms: メルクマール, 体臭, , , , , 指標, 本領, 特徴, 特性, 特有, 特色, 特質

Meanings for each kanji in 性

» sex; gender; nature

Categories 性 is a member of

Feeling the experiencing of affective and emotional states
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Trait a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
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Practice knowledge of how something is usually done
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Grammatical Category a category of words having the same grammatical properties
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Class a collection of things sharing a common attribute
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Integer any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero
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Physiological Property a property having to do with the functioning of the body
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Sample Sentences for 性

There are people who go mad for the nostalgic feel and also those who love originality.
It is important to maintain backward compatibility with software that was written to run on the former system.
There's a slight possibility of a recurrence.
Holding the Olympics where there's severe atmospheric pollution gives rise to a great risk for athletes.
The police ruled out the possibility of suicide in the case.

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