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Stroke Count
5 Strokes
Radical
一 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. generation, world, society, public
Readings
Kun'yomi: よ。(Jouyou Reading)
さんじゅう、ゆ、ゆき、とし。
On'yomi: セ。(Go-on Reading)
セイ。(Kan-on Reading)
ソウ。

Japanese Meaning for 世

Dictionary Entries for 世

yo
noun
  1. world; society; age; generation
sei
counter
  1. counter for generations
  2. (geological) epoch

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Construction of Character for 世

Radicals and parts present in 世
Radical one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
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Origin and construction of 世
  1. 象形。「)」の原字で、草木の枝葉の新芽の出ている形を示す、それによって新しい時期、世代をあらわすものか(白川)、又は「」を三つ重ねた「」を原字とし、自分の子へ継ぐまでの約三十年が元の意で幾世代も続くことを意味したもの(藤堂)。

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Meanings in Other Languages for 世

French
  1. génération, monde, société, public
Portuguese
  1. geração, mundo, sociedade, pública
Spanish
  1. generación, mundo, edad

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