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Kanji 21: 生

Meaning:

In Japanese, 生 means “to be born; to live a life”.


How to read it:

Kunyomiい、う、なま、は
Onyomiしょう、せい

How to write it:


Origin:

You can see a seedling here.
So 生 stands for “born” or “to live a life”.


Development:


Vocabulary:

LevelWordReadingMeaning
Basic先生せんせいteacher
Basic生まれるうまれるto be born
Basic学生がくせいstudent
Basic生徒せいとstudent
Basic生活せいかつlife
Basic生きるいきるto live
Basic生産せいさんproduction
Interなまraw
Inter人生じんせいlife
Inter生じるしょうじるto arise
Inter発生はっせいoccurrence
Inter生むうむto give birth
Inter生命せいめいlife
Inter誕生たんじょうbirth
Inter誕生日たんじょうびbirthday
Inter一生いっしょうlifetime
Inter生かすいかすto save
Inter再生さいせいplayback
Inter生み出すうみだすproduce
Inter生物せいぶつcreature
Inter生涯しょうがいlifetime
Inter厚生こうせいwelfare
Inter生理せいりmenstruation
Inter生えるはえるto grow
Inter生き物いきものcreature
Inter生存せいぞんsurvival
Inter衛生えいせいhygiene
Inter生き残るいきのこるto survive
Inter生成せいせいgenerate
Inter生き生きいきいきvivid
Adv生態せいたいecology
Adv出生しゅっしょうbirth
Adv新生しんせいnewborn
Adv生地きじcloth
Adv野生やせいwild
Adv生前せいぜんalive
Adv生き延びるいきのびるto survive
Adv長生きながいきlongevity
Adv生まれ変わるうまれかわるto reborn
Adv芝生しばふgrass
Adv生々しいなまなましいfresh
Adv畜生ちくしょうdamn it
Adv生姜しょうがginger
Adv派生はせいderivation
H_Adv生育せいいくgrowth
H_Adv寄生きせいparasitic
H_Adv抗生こうせいantibiotic
H_Adv転生てんせいreincarnation
H_Adv生真面目きまじめserious
H_Adv蘇生そせいresuscitation
H_Adv生臭いなまぐさいfishy
S_Adv生温いなまぬるいlukewarm

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