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Kanji Details for 歳

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Stroke Count
13 Strokes
止 + 9 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. year-end, age, occasion, opportunity
Kun'yomi: とし、とせ、よわい。
On'yomi: サイ。(Go-on Reading)
セイ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 歳

Dictionary Entries for 歳

noun, adverb
  1. year
  1. age; years
  2. past one's prime; old age

suffix, counter
  1. -years-old

  1. counter for years (following a number in the hito-futa-mi counting system)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 歳

Construction of Character for 歳

Radicals and parts present in 歳
» Radical stop, halt
» Part
» Part little, small
» Part halberd, arms, festival car, float, tasselled spear radical (no. 62)
Kanji variants for 歳
» Old Character Form, Traditional Chinese Character
» Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 歳

Kanji related to 歳

  • 寿

  • 鹿

Meanings in Other Languages for 歳

  1. fin d'année, âge, compteur d'années, occasion, opportunité
  1. Fim de ano, idade, ocasião, oportunidade
  1. año, edad

Comments for 歳

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#2 Posted by machigainai over 6 years ago
When I google translate years old i receive as translation this kanji. Another kanji with this meaning is 才. Which one is correct to use for age? I have to write 四十七歳 or 四十七才 ? ありがとうございます
#1 Posted by Mihaela over 6 years ago

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