世 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 世 mean?

The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.

How to read 世?

Kunyomi... よ/yo

Onyomi... セイ/sei,セ/se

jinmeikun... tsugi, tsugu, toki, toshi,

* There are two typical ways of reading kanji, kun-yomi and on-yomi. In addition, there is a reading system called "jinmei kun" which is used only for names.

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世 / related names

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Name:
sayo
Katakana:
サヨ

Kanji:
彩世
Meaning:
  • To color. Add color. A combination of various colors. To make up. Pattern. Luster. Brilliance. Appearance. Figure.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
yusei
Katakana:
ユウセイ

Kanji:
悠世
Meaning:
  • Distant in time or space. Far away. Eternal. To go on forever. Relaxed, leisurely. Tranquil. Long-hearted. Not in a hurry.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
sena
Katakana:
セナ

Kanji:
世奈
Meaning:
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
  • Red apple. The name of a fruit tree called "kara-nashi. A word expressing a question or antonym.
Name:
ryosei
Katakana:
リョウセイ

Kanji:
涼世
Meaning:
  • Cool. Coolness. A cool, pleasant coolness. Clean and beautiful. Clean. The heart is beautiful. Sadness. Sorrowful.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
sena
Katakana:
セナ

Kanji:
世菜
Meaning:
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
  • Vegetable. A general term for vegetables whose leaves, stems, roots, and other parts are eaten. Side dish.
Name:
issei
Katakana:
イッセイ

Kanji:
一世
Meaning:
  • One. The first. Kanji for the number 1 (one). To be the most superior. To begin, to put things together.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
yuya
Katakana:
ユウヤ

Kanji:
侑世
Meaning:
  • To help. Help by covering for. To lend help. To offer to eat or drink. Reward. To thank someone. To forgive.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
soyo
Katakana:
ソヨ

Kanji:
想世
Meaning:
  • I think. To have a certain feeling or awareness about a thing. To guess. To evaluate. To judge. To determine. The way two things happen in succession.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
akiyo
Katakana:
アキヨ

Kanji:
阿幾世
Meaning:
  • A place where a mountain or river bends and curves. To lean on. To bend one's will and follow others. A word that expresses familiarity by being attached to a word that calls someone.
  • How Many? A word that asks about a relatively small number.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
chiyo
Katakana:
チヨ

Kanji:
知世
Meaning:
  • Knowing. Wisdom. The ability to think. News. Acquaintance. To preside over. To govern.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
hiyori
Katakana:
ヒヨリ

Kanji:
陽世里
Meaning:
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
  • Village. Countryside. Hometown. The family home of a wife or son-in-law. A pathway that runs vertically and horizontally. Paths. A unit of distance.
Name:
ryosei
Katakana:
リョウセイ

Kanji:
凌世
Meaning:
  • Surpass. Come out on top. Overcome. Crush your opponent.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
kosei
Katakana:
コウセイ

Kanji:
航世
Meaning:
  • To sail. To sail on water with a ship. To go through the air with an airplane.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
kosei
Katakana:
コウセイ

Kanji:
煌世
Meaning:
  • Glimmer. To sparkle. A strong glow of light.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
sosei
Katakana:
ソウセイ

Kanji:
颯世
Meaning:
  • The sound of wind. The sound of the wind blowing quickly. Dashing. A gust of wind. A clean appearance. A crisp appearance.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
kosei
Katakana:
コウセイ

Kanji:
滉世
Meaning:
  • Wide. The water is deep and wide. A faraway appearance. A metaphor for a relaxed nature, such as a river or the sea.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
yusei
Katakana:
ユウセイ

Kanji:
裕世
Meaning:
  • Abundance. To have plenty of room. To be relaxed and calm. Open-mindedness.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
akiyo
Katakana:
アキヨ

Kanji:
安希世
Meaning:
  • Peaceful. Quiet. Calm. Calm and relaxed, without anxiety. To reassure. To calm the mind. Peacefulness. To enjoy. To indulge. Prefer. inexpensive. Affordable.
  • Rare. To be few in number, precious. To desire. To seek. To wish for. Faint. Sparse. thin.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
shosei
Katakana:
ショウセイ

Kanji:
翔世
Meaning:
  • Fly. Spread your wings and fly. To fly high in the sky.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.
Name:
yusei
Katakana:
ユウセイ

Kanji:
勇世
Meaning:
  • Brave. Strong. Vigorous. Spirited. Decisive. Innocent. Exuberant. Soldier. Very strong soldier.
  • The world. Also refers to 30 years. During a person's life. A lifetime. The period of time before a person inherits a position from his parents and passes it on to his children. To pass on from generation to generation. A period of time. The world. Society.

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