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Meaning of 姓



セイ、 ショウ
sei, shou



Learn Japanese kanji: 【 セイ、 ショウ 】.

Meaning: surname.

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Example #1

okaasama no kyuusei wa nan desuka?
What is your mother's maiden name?
Example #2

sei dake o daimonji de kaki nasai.
Write only your last name in capital letters.
Example #3

anata no sei wa dou hatsuon suru no desuka?
How do you pronounce your last name?
Example #4

waga sha ni wa sei ga Yamada no ningen ga futari imasu.
There are two people in our company whose surname is Yamada.
Example #5

watashi wa jibun to dousei doumei no josei o shitte iru.
I know a woman with the same last name as me.

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