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Stroke Count
13 Strokes
Radical
止 + 9 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. year-end, age, occasion, opportunity
Readings
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

toshi
adverbial noun, noun
  1. year
  2. age
sai
suffix
  1. -years-old
  2. ability; gift; talent; aptitude; genius
tose
counter
  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 Kanji Details »
Part
Part little, small Kanji Details »
Part halberd, arms, festival car, float, tasselled spear radical (no. 62) Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 歳
Old Character Form, Traditional Chinese Character
Simplified Chinese Character
Origin and construction of 歳
  1. 会意。「」(まさかり)+「」(時間の歩み)。元は「戉」のみで、年の収穫又は年の祭祀を意味した。代に用いられた「」(殷代以降の用法、「」に共通)の呼称。

Kanji related to 歳

  • 寿

  • 鹿

Meanings in Other Languages for 歳

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

Comments for 歳

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「四十七歳」は正解です。

「才」は「天才」の中に漢字です。

#2 Posted by machigainai over 1 year 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 1 year ago


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