Learn JLPT N5 Kanji

Meaning of 生

life, genuine, birth


セイ、 ショウ
sei, shou


い(きる)、 う(む)、 お(う)、 は(える)、 なま
i(kiru), u(mu), o(u), ha(eru), nama

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 セイ、 い.きる、 う.む、 お.う、 は.える、 なま 】

Meaning: life, genuine, birth.

29 of 2,500 most used kanji in newspapers.

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Example #1

watashi wa kugatsu ni umaremashita.
I was born in September.
Example #2

anata mo gakusei desu ka?
Are you also a student?
Example #3

jlpt sensei wa ii sensei desu ne.
JLPT Sensei is a good teacher, right?
Example #4

mousugu akachan ga umareru.
The baby will be born very soon.
Example #5

kare wa saigo made isshou kenmei ganbarimashita.
He gave his best all the way until the end.
Example #6

ikiru tame ni wa tabe nakereba naranai.
We must eat to live.
Example #7

sumimasen! nama biiru kudasai!
Excuse me, one draft beer please!
Example #8

suugaku o sukina seito mo ireba, sou denai seito mo iru.
Some students like mathematics and others don't.

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