Meaning of せい in Japanese

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Definition of せい

  1. (n, n-suf) system; organization; organisation; imperial command; laws; regulation; control; government; suppression; restraint; holding back; establishment

    The enterprises carried the five-day workweek.

  1. (n, n-suf) energy
  2. (n) military strength
せい(sei) · しょう(shou) · そう(sou)

姓 Kanji Details

  1. (n) surname; family name

    How do you pronounce your last name?

  2. hereditary title (used in ancient Japan to denote rank and political standing) →Related words:
  1. (n) nature (of a person)

    Habit is second nature.

  2. sex
  3. gender
  4. (suf) -ty; -ity; -ness; -cy
  1. (n, adj-no) (logical) true; regular
  2. 10^40
  3. original →Related words: 正本
  4. (math) positive; greater than zero →Related words:
  1. (n) spirit; sprite; nymph
  2. energy; vigor (vigour); strength
  3. fine details
  4. semen
  1. (n, n-suf) -made; make

    These boxes are made of plastic.

  1. (n) height; stature

    Jane was waiting with her back against the tree.

  1. (n) cause; reason; fault
  1. (n, n-pref) Saint; St.; S.
  2. (n, adj-na) sacred; holy; pure
せい(sei) · しょう(shou)

生 Kanji Details

  1. (n) life; living
  2. (n, n-suf) I; me; myself
  1. (n) (astron) Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions) →Related words: 星宿 , 二十八宿 , 朱雀
  1. (ctr) counter for generations

    George III has been unfairly maligned by historians.

  2. (n-suf) (geol) epoch
  1. (n) well curb →Related words: 井桁
  2. (astron) Chinese "Well" constellation (one of the 28 mansions) →Related words: 二十八宿 , 朱雀
  1. (n) Spain
  1. (n) flag (esp. originally a flagpole-topping streamer made of feathers)
  1. (n) Qi (kingdom in China during the Spring and Autumn Period and the Period of the Warring States); Ch'i
  1. (n) stillness →Related words: 静と動
  2. quiet; peacefulness

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