Kanji Details
Kanji:
Meaning: life
Readings: せい、しょう、い、う
SEI, SHŌ, i, u
Halpern Index: 3497
Grade: 1
Stroke Count: 5
Skip Code: 4-5-2
Frequency of Use: 24
Unicode Character: 751F
Brush-Stroke Diagram:

Examples

生きる いきる
ikiru
to live, to be alive
生まれる うまれる
umareru
to be born
じんせい
jinsei
life
せんせい
sensei
teacher; professor
生かす いかす
ikasu
revive, bring to life, let live, keep alive, make the most of
生む うむ
umu
to give birth, to bear (a child)
せいねんがっぴ
seinengappi
date of birth
きいと
kiito
raw silk
しゃせい
shasei
sketch; painting from nature
がくせい
gakusei
student
ふっさし
Fussa Shi
Fussa City
りゅうがくせい
ryuugakusei
international student; foreign exchange student
~ねんせい
...nen sei
...year student (e.g. 1st year student)
こうこうせい
kookoosei
high school student
だいがくいんせい
daigakuinsei
graduate student
だいがくせい
daigakusei
college student
たんじょうび
tanjoobi
birthday
生に いっしょうにいちど
isshooni ichido
once in a lifetime
せいかつ
seikatsu
life; living
生え めばえ
mebae
bud; sprout; seedling
生き いきのこる
ikinokoru
to survive
せいと
seito
pupil; student
いちねんせい
ichi nen sei
first-year student
にねんせい
ni nen sei
second-year student
さんねんせい
san nen sei
third-year student
よねんせい
yonensei
fourth-year student
しばふ
shibafu
lawn
せいかつひ
seikatsuhi
living expenses
A kind word brings healing to a deep wound.