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Stroke Count
8 Strokes
Radical
女 + 5 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. surname
Readings
Kun'yomi: かばね。
On'yomi: ショウ。(Go-on Reading)
セイ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 姓

Dictionary Entries for 姓

sei
shou
sou
noun
  1. surname; family name
  2. hereditary title (used in ancient Japan to denote rank and political standing)
kabane
noun
  1. hereditary title (used in ancient Japan to denote rank and political standing)
  2. clan

Stroke Order Diagrams for 姓

Construction of Character for 姓

Radicals and parts present in 姓
Radical woman, female Kanji Details »
Part life, genuine, birth Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 姓
  1. 会意形声。「」+音符「」、文字そのもののとおり、「うまれ」を意味し、「女」で元は女系の血筋に関係することを意味。

Kanji related to 姓

  • 婿

  • 姿

Meanings in Other Languages for 姓

French
  1. nom de famille
Portuguese
  1. sobrenome
Spanish
  1. apellido

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