Kana: セイ、セ、ソウ、よ、さんじゅう
Romaji: sei, se, sou, yo, sanjū

Name Readings

Kana: とし、ゆ、ゆき
Romaji: toshi, yu, yuki


generation, world, society, public

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  5
Radical Number:  2
Frequency:  135
Grade:  3
Skip Pattern:  4-5-2
Korean Reading:  se
Chinese Reading:  shi4
Unicode:  4e16
JIS:  4024


Halpern Index: 3496
Nelson Index: 95
New Nelson Index: 20
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 0a5.37
Four Corner Index: 4471.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 327
Gakken Index: 152
Japanese Names Index: 335
Daikanwanjiten Index: 31
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 1.0268
Remembering the kanji Index: 28
Busy People Index: 2.13
Kanji Way Index: 81
Kanji Flashcards Index: 105
Kodansha Compact Index: 13
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 344
Kanji in Context Index: 156
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 2178
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2932
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 28
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 28
Essential Kanji Index: 177
Kodansha Kanji Index: 4308
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1975
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 263
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 254


world; society; age; generation
世界 (せかい)
the world; society; the universe; sphere; circle; world; renowned; world-famous; well-known outside of Japan; realm governed by one Buddha; space
世代 (せだい)
generation; the world; the age
世帯 (せたい、しょたい)
household; home; family; housekeeping
近世 (きんせい)
early modern times (Azuchi-Momoyama period to Edo period, 1568-1867); modern times; recent times
counter for generations; epoch
世紀 (せいき)
century; era
中世 (ちゅうせい)
Middle Ages (in Japan esp. the Kamakura and Muromachi periods ); medieval times; mediaeval times
世界中 (せかいじゅう、せかいちゅう)
around the world; throughout the world
世間 (せけん)
world; society
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