kanji for life

meaning of kanji

  • life
  • existence
hiragana
せいめい

drawing of kanji

生命

reading of kanji

sei mei

definition

Noun

  1. life
    • 集合的に生き物
    • (living things collectively)
      • the oceans are teeming with life 海は生物で満ちている
  2. life
    • 生きているものを無機物から区別する有機体現象
    • (the organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones)
      • there is no life on the moon 月には生き物がいない

meaning of kanji

  • living
  • life (one’s daily existence)
  • livelihood
hiragana
せいかつ

drawing of kanji

生活

reading of kanji

sei katu

meaning of kanji

  • (human) life (i.e. conception to death)
hiragana
じんせい

drawing of kanji

人生

reading of kanji

zinsei

meaning of kanji

  • to live
  • to exist
  • to make a living
  • to subsist
  • to be in effect
  • to be in use
  • to function
  • to come to life
  • to be enlivened
  • to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
hiragana
いきる

drawing of kanji

生きる

reading of kanji

iki ru

meaning of kanji

  • living thing
  • organism
  • creature
  • life
  • biology
hiragana
せいぶつ

drawing of kanji

生物

reading of kanji

sei butu

meaning of kanji

  • life
  • living
  • livelihood
  • life circumstances
hiragana
くらし

drawing of kanji

暮らし

reading of kanji

kurasi

meaning of kanji

  • the past
  • bygone days
  • the previous
  • a past (i.e. a personal history one would prefer remained secret)
  • one’s past
  • past (tense)
  • preterit
  • preterite
  • previous life
hiragana
かこ

drawing of kanji

過去

reading of kanji

kako

meaning of kanji

  • spring
  • springtime
  • New Year
  • prime (of one’s life, etc.)
  • adolescence
  • puberty
  • sexuality
hiragana
はる

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

haru

meaning of kanji

  • stand
  • rack
  • table
  • bench
  • podium
  • pedestal
  • platform
  • stage
  • support
  • holder
  • rack
  • counter for machines, incl. vehicles
  • setting (e.g. in jewellery)
  • level (e.g. price level)
  • range (e.g. after physical units)
  • period (of time, e.g. a decade of one’s life)
  • elevated area
  • viewing platform
  • dish tray
  • meal
  • tall building
  • tower
hiragana
だい

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

dai

meaning of kanji

  • barrier
  • gate
  • seki (in go)
  • mutual life
hiragana
せき

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

seki

meaning of kanji

  • development
  • growth
  • expansion
  • extension
  • flourishing
  • development (of a situation, story, etc.)
  • advancement
  • progression
  • unfolding
  • playing around
  • having an active sex life
hiragana
はってん

drawing of kanji

発展

reading of kanji

haxtu ten

meaning of kanji

  • force
  • vigor
  • vigour
  • energy
  • spirit
  • life
  • influence
  • authority
  • power
  • might
  • impetus
  • momentum
  • course (of events)
  • naturally
  • necessarily
hiragana
いきおい

drawing of kanji

勢い

reading of kanji

ikioi

meaning of kanji

  • resuscitation
  • regeneration
  • restoration to life
  • reformation
  • rehabilitation
  • playback
  • regeneration (sound, etc.)
  • view (of a video clip)
  • reclamation
  • recovery
  • rebirth
  • reincarnation
hiragana
さいせい

drawing of kanji

再生

reading of kanji

sai sei

meaning of kanji

  • life
  • life force
  • lifetime
  • lifespan
  • most important thing
  • foundation
  • core
  • paired tattoos of the “life” kanji on the upper arms of a man and woman (indicating unwavering love)
  • fate
  • destiny
  • karma
hiragana
いのち

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

inoti

meaning of kanji

  • past days
  • bygone days
  • days of yore
  • the olden days
  • while still alive
  • during one’s lifetime
hiragana
ありしひ

drawing of kanji

在りし日

reading of kanji

arisi hi

meaning of kanji

  • field of vision
  • view
  • one’s outlook (e.g. on life)
  • one’s horizons
hiragana
しや

drawing of kanji

視野

reading of kanji

si ya

meaning of kanji

  • life
  • lifetime
  • career
  • for life
  • all one’s life
  • throughout one’s life
  • as long as one lives
hiragana
しょうがい

drawing of kanji

生涯

reading of kanji

syouga i

meaning of kanji

  • whole life
  • a lifetime
  • all through life
  • one existence
  • a generation
  • an age
  • the whole world
  • the era
  • (the only, the greatest, etc.) of one’s life
hiragana
いっしょう

drawing of kanji

一生

reading of kanji

ixtu syo u

meaning of kanji

  • very hard
  • with utmost effort
  • with all one’s might
  • for dear life
hiragana
いっしょうけんめい

drawing of kanji

一生懸命

reading of kanji

ixtu syou kenmei

meaning of kanji

  • congratulations
  • felicitations
  • best wishes
  • longevity
  • long life
hiragana
ことぶき

drawing of kanji

寿

reading of kanji

kotobuki

meaning of kanji

  • world
  • society
  • public
  • life
  • lifetime
  • age
  • era
  • period
  • epoch
  • generation
  • reign
  • rule
  • the times
  • world (of existence)
hiragana

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

yo

meaning of kanji

  • to send (a thing)
  • to dispatch
  • to despatch
  • to transmit
  • to take or escort (a person somewhere)
  • to see off (a person)
  • to bid farewell (to the departed)
  • to bury
  • to spend (time)
  • to live one’s life
  • to pass (down the line)
  • to affix okurigana
hiragana
おくる

drawing of kanji

送る

reading of kanji

o kuru

meaning of kanji

  • hold
  • charge
  • keep possession
  • in charge
  • wear
  • durability
  • life
  • draw
  • usage
hiragana
もち

drawing of kanji

持ち

reading of kanji

moti

meaning of kanji

  • youth
  • springtime of life
  • adolescent
hiragana
せいしゅん

drawing of kanji

青春

reading of kanji

sei syun

meaning of kanji

  • life insurance
hiragana
せいめいほけん

drawing of kanji

生命保険

reading of kanji

sei mei ho ken

meaning of kanji

  • long life
  • longevity
hiragana
ちょうじゅ

drawing of kanji

長寿

reading of kanji

tyou zi xyu

meaning of kanji

  • life span
hiragana
じゅみょう

drawing of kanji

寿命

reading of kanji

zi xyu mi xyo u

meaning of kanji

  • the whole life
hiragana
しゅうしん

drawing of kanji

終身

reading of kanji

syuu sin

meaning of kanji

  • peak (e.g. of cherry blossom season)
  • height (e.g. of summer)
  • prime (of one’s life)
  • one’s best days
  • rutting
  • being in heat
hiragana
さかり

drawing of kanji

盛り

reading of kanji

sakari

meaning of kanji

  • while alive
  • during one’s lifetime
hiragana
せいぜん

drawing of kanji

生前

reading of kanji

sei zen

meaning of kanji

  • life insurance
  • livelihood protection
  • public assistance
  • welfare
hiragana
せいほ

drawing of kanji

生保

reading of kanji

sei ho

meaning of kanji

  • mode of life
  • ecology
  • (animal) territory
hiragana
せいたい

drawing of kanji

生態

reading of kanji

sei tai

meaning of kanji

  • lifesaving
hiragana
きゅうめい

drawing of kanji

救命

reading of kanji

kyuu mei

meaning of kanji

  • to make (the best) use of
  • to put to good use
  • to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.)
  • to capitalise on (experience, etc.)
  • to let live
  • to keep alive
  • to revive
  • to resuscitate
  • to bring back to life
  • to restore (a deleted passage; in proofreading)
hiragana
いかす

drawing of kanji

生かす

reading of kanji

ikasu

meaning of kanji

  • one’s later years
  • final years (in life)
hiragana
ばんねん

drawing of kanji

晩年

reading of kanji

ban nen

meaning of kanji

  • living thing
  • living creature
  • animal
  • life
hiragana
いきもの

drawing of kanji

生き物

reading of kanji

iki mono

meaning of kanji

  • keeping alive longer
  • prolonging life
  • life extension
  • life-support
hiragana
えんめい

drawing of kanji

延命

reading of kanji

en mei

meaning of kanji

  • posterity
  • future life
  • life to come
hiragana
こうせい

drawing of kanji

後世

reading of kanji

kou sei

meaning of kanji

  • success in life
  • getting ahead
  • successful career
  • promotion
  • climbing the corporate ladder
  • eminence
hiragana
しゅっせ

drawing of kanji

出世

reading of kanji

syuxtu se

meaning of kanji

  • one’s personal belongings
  • one’s vicinity
  • one’s daily life
  • everyday necessities
hiragana
みのまわり

drawing of kanji

身の回り

reading of kanji

mino mawari

meaning of kanji

  • biography
  • life story
hiragana
でんき

drawing of kanji

伝記

reading of kanji

denki

meaning of kanji

  • (human) life
hiragana
じんめい

drawing of kanji

人命

reading of kanji

zi n mei

meaning of kanji

  • social conditions
  • phase of life
  • (sign of) the times
  • state of society
hiragana
せそう

drawing of kanji

世相

reading of kanji

se sou

meaning of kanji

  • to consist of
  • to be made up of
  • to be composed of
  • to be concluded (e.g. of an agreement)
  • to hold true (e.g. of a theory)
  • to be valid
  • to be viable (of a business, lifestyle, etc.)
  • to carry on
  • to keep going
hiragana
なりたつ

drawing of kanji

成り立つ

reading of kanji

naritatu

meaning of kanji

  • one’s life time
  • lifetime
hiragana
いちご

drawing of kanji

一期

reading of kanji

itigo

meaning of kanji

  • generation
  • lifetime
  • the age
  • the day
  • the First
  • issei
  • first-generation Japanese (or Korean, etc.)
hiragana
いっせい

drawing of kanji

一世

reading of kanji

issei

meaning of kanji

  • rehabilitation
  • remaking one’s life
  • starting life anew
  • rebirth
  • regeneration
  • reorganization
  • rebuilding
  • recovery
  • restoration
  • remaking
  • coming back to life
  • revival
  • resuscitation
hiragana
こうせい

drawing of kanji

更生

reading of kanji

kou sei

meaning of kanji

  • to receive
  • to get
  • to catch (e.g. a ball)
  • to be struck by (wind, waves, sunlight, etc.)
  • to sustain (damage)
  • to incur (a loss)
  • to suffer (an injury)
  • to feel (influence)
  • to undergo (e.g. surgery)
  • to take (a test)
  • to accept (a challenge)
  • to be given (e.g. life, talent)
  • to find funny
  • to find humorous
  • to be amused (by)
  • to follow
  • to succeed
  • to be descended from
  • to face (south, etc.)
  • to be modified by
  • to obtain (a pawned item, etc.) by paying a fee
  • to be well-received
  • to become popular
  • to go down well
hiragana
うける

drawing of kanji

受ける

reading of kanji

ukeru

meaning of kanji

  • half a lifetime
hiragana
はんせい

drawing of kanji

半生

reading of kanji

han sei

meaning of kanji

  • state (of mind)
  • mental state
  • emotional condition
  • field (of activity)
  • one’s lot
  • circumstance
  • situation in life
  • place
  • region
  • area
  • land
hiragana
きょうち

drawing of kanji

境地

reading of kanji

ki xyo uti

meaning of kanji

  • one’s private life
hiragana
しせいかつ

drawing of kanji

私生活

reading of kanji

si sei katu

meaning of kanji

  • life and death
  • samsara (cycle of death and rebirth)
  • death
hiragana
せいし

drawing of kanji

生死

reading of kanji

sei si

meaning of kanji

  • brilliance
  • luster
  • lustre
  • colorfulness
  • colourfulness
  • vividness
  • life
hiragana
せいさい

drawing of kanji

精彩

reading of kanji

sei sai

meaning of kanji

  • generation
  • lifetime
  • age
hiragana
いちだい

drawing of kanji

一代

reading of kanji

i tidai

meaning of kanji

  • life and death
  • life or death
hiragana
しかつ

drawing of kanji

死活

reading of kanji

si katu

meaning of kanji

  • short life
  • short lived
hiragana
たんめい

drawing of kanji

短命

reading of kanji

tan mei

meaning of kanji

  • crying “banzai” (or raising one’s hands in the banzai gesture)
  • something worthy of celebration
  • giving up
  • long time
  • eternal life (and prosperity)
  • banzai (a celebratory cheer)
  • hurrah (hooray, hurray)
hiragana
ばんざい

drawing of kanji

万歳

reading of kanji

banzai

meaning of kanji

  • to run (a business)
  • to operate
  • to conduct
  • to practice (law, medicine, etc.)
  • to carry out
  • to perform
  • to lead (a life)
  • to hold (a Buddhist or Shinto ceremony)
hiragana
いとなむ

drawing of kanji

営む

reading of kanji

ito na mu

meaning of kanji

  • view of life
hiragana
じんせいかん

drawing of kanji

人生観

reading of kanji

zinsei kan

meaning of kanji

  • postal life insurance
hiragana
かんいほけん

drawing of kanji

簡易保険

reading of kanji

kan i ho ken

meaning of kanji

  • one’s circumstances
  • environment
  • situation (in life)
hiragana
きょうぐう

drawing of kanji

境遇

reading of kanji

kyou guu

meaning of kanji

  • prime of one’s working life
hiragana
はたらきざかり

drawing of kanji

働き盛り

reading of kanji

hataraki zakari

meaning of kanji

  • floating
  • buoyancy
  • fishing float
  • bobber
  • buoy
  • lifebuoy
  • life belt
  • float
  • rubber ring
hiragana
うき

drawing of kanji

浮き

reading of kanji

uki

meaning of kanji

  • actual existence
  • real existence
  • existing in real life
hiragana
じつざい

drawing of kanji

実在

reading of kanji

zi tu za i

meaning of kanji

  • growth
  • development
  • one’s early life
  • upbringing
  • personal history
hiragana
おいたち

drawing of kanji

生い立ち

reading of kanji

o itati

meaning of kanji

  • vitality
  • (one’s) life force
hiragana
せいめいりょく

drawing of kanji

生命力

reading of kanji

sei meiri xyo ku

meaning of kanji

  • life or death
  • existence
  • destiny
hiragana
そんぼう

drawing of kanji

存亡

reading of kanji

son bou

meaning of kanji

  • to throw down
  • to throw out
  • to stretch out (one’s legs)
  • to abandon
  • to resign
  • to give freely
  • to give generously
  • to sacrifice (e.g. one’s life)
  • to start to throw
hiragana
なげだす

drawing of kanji

投げ出す

reading of kanji

nagedasu

meaning of kanji

  • remainder of one’s life
  • one’s remaining years
hiragana
よめい

drawing of kanji

余命

reading of kanji

yome i

meaning of kanji

  • to go out to meet
  • to receive
  • to welcome
  • to greet
  • to salute
  • to hail
  • to reach
  • to approach
  • to enter (a phase, era, etc.)
  • to accept (e.g. as a member of a group or family)
  • to call for
  • to summon
  • to invite
  • to approach (a certain time, a point in one’s life, etc.)
hiragana
むかえる

drawing of kanji

迎える

reading of kanji

mukaeru

meaning of kanji

  • social life
  • social intercourse
hiragana
しゃこう

drawing of kanji

社交

reading of kanji

syako u

meaning of kanji

  • prime of life
hiragana
そうねん

drawing of kanji

壮年

reading of kanji

sou nen

meaning of kanji

  • to begin a trip
  • to depart
  • to embark
  • to die
  • to pass away
  • to depart this life
hiragana
たびだつ

drawing of kanji

旅立つ

reading of kanji

tabi datu

meaning of kanji

  • profile
  • face in profile
  • face seen from the side
  • (personal) profile
  • (biographical) sketch
  • outline (of someone’s life)
hiragana
よこがお

drawing of kanji

横顔

reading of kanji

yo ko ga o

meaning of kanji

  • real life
  • actual life
  • everyday life
hiragana
じっせいかつ

drawing of kanji

実生活

reading of kanji

zixtu sei katu

meaning of kanji

  • putting one’s life on the line
  • giving everything one has got
  • acting out of desperation
hiragana
すてみ

drawing of kanji

捨て身

reading of kanji

sute mi

meaning of kanji

  • decommissioned vehicle
  • out of service vehicle
  • end of life vehicle
  • deregistered vehicle
  • unregistered vehicle
  • deregistering (vehicle)
  • unregistering
hiragana
はいしゃ

drawing of kanji

廃車

reading of kanji

ha isi xya

meaning of kanji

  • necessities of life (food, clothing and shelter)
hiragana
いしょくじゅう

drawing of kanji

衣食住

reading of kanji

i syo kuzyuu

meaning of kanji

  • life and death
hiragana
しせい

drawing of kanji

死生

reading of kanji

si sei

meaning of kanji

  • longevity
  • long life
hiragana
ながいき

drawing of kanji

長生き

reading of kanji

nagai ki

meaning of kanji

  • annual tree ring
  • growth ring
  • experience in life
hiragana
ねんりん

drawing of kanji

年輪

reading of kanji

nen rin

meaning of kanji

  • one’s remaining years
  • the rest of one’s life
hiragana
よせい

drawing of kanji

余生

reading of kanji

yo sei

meaning of kanji

  • present world
  • present age
  • transient world
  • life
  • recent epoch (i.e. the Holocene epoch)
hiragana
げんせい

drawing of kanji

現世

reading of kanji

ge n sei

meaning of kanji

  • life or death struggle
  • mortal combat
  • struggle to the death
hiragana
しとう

drawing of kanji

死闘

reading of kanji

si tou

meaning of kanji

  • as is habit
  • the way life normally is
hiragana
ならい

drawing of kanji

習い

reading of kanji

narai

meaning of kanji

  • lifelong education
  • continuing education
  • further education
hiragana
しょうがいきょういく

drawing of kanji

生涯教育

reading of kanji

syouga i kyou iku

meaning of kanji

  • leaving one’s own house (e.g. when going to war)
  • departure
  • setting out
  • starting a new life
  • starting life anew
hiragana
かどで

drawing of kanji

門出

reading of kanji

kado de

meaning of kanji

  • lifeline
  • matter of life or death
  • indispensable thing
  • life line (in palm reading)
hiragana
せいめいせん

drawing of kanji

生命線

reading of kanji

sei mei se n

meaning of kanji

  • menopause
  • change of life
hiragana
こうねんき

drawing of kanji

更年期

reading of kanji

kou nen ki

meaning of kanji

  • lifeline
hiragana
いのちづな

drawing of kanji

命綱

reading of kanji

inoti zu na

meaning of kanji

  • life’s struggles
hiragana
せいかつく

drawing of kanji

生活苦

reading of kanji

sei ka tuku

meaning of kanji

  • still object
  • object at rest
  • still life (painting, drawing)
hiragana
せいぶつ

drawing of kanji

静物

reading of kanji

sei butu

meaning of kanji

  • long life
hiragana
ちょうめい

drawing of kanji

長命

reading of kanji

tyou mei

meaning of kanji

  • (a) life
  • (a) command
hiragana
いちめい

drawing of kanji

一命

reading of kanji

iti mei

meaning of kanji

  • one’s station in life
  • one’s personal history
  • one’s circumstances
  • one’s lot
  • one’s destiny
  • one’s future
hiragana
みのうえ

drawing of kanji

身の上

reading of kanji

mino ue

meaning of kanji

  • life
  • vitality
  • verve
  • vigor
  • vigour
  • animation
  • spirit
hiragana
せいき

drawing of kanji

生気

reading of kanji

sei ki

meaning of kanji

  • prime of life
  • era of national prosperity
hiragana
せいじ

drawing of kanji

盛時

reading of kanji

seizi

meaning of kanji

  • God’s will
  • heaven’s decree
  • mandate of Heaven
  • fate
  • karma
  • destiny
  • one’s life
  • one’s lifespan
hiragana
てんめい

drawing of kanji

天命

reading of kanji

ten mei

meaning of kanji

  • realistic
  • true to life
hiragana
はくしん

drawing of kanji

迫真

reading of kanji

haku sin

meaning of kanji

  • life circumstances
  • lifestyle
  • (family) finances
hiragana
くらしむき

drawing of kanji

暮らし向き

reading of kanji

kurasi muki

meaning of kanji

  • solitude
  • solitary life
hiragana
どっきょ

drawing of kanji

独居

reading of kanji

doxtu ki xyo

meaning of kanji

  • the public
  • the street (e.g. “word on the street”)
  • street
  • district
  • quarters
  • location (e.g. of a battle)
  • scene (e.g. of carnage)
  • divide (e.g. between life and death)
  • fork (in a road)
  • crossroads
hiragana
ちまた

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

timata

meaning of kanji

  • lifeboat
  • friend in need
  • helping hand
  • timely help
hiragana
たすけぶね

drawing of kanji

助け舟

reading of kanji

tasu kebu ne

meaning of kanji

  • once in a lifetime (opportunity)
  • (a golden opportunity that may) happen only once in a thousand years
hiragana
せんざいいちぐう

drawing of kanji

千載一遇

reading of kanji

sen za ii tigu u

meaning of kanji

  • fleeting life
  • this transient world
  • floating world
  • sad world
  • world of grief and worry
  • the world of the living
  • this life
  • this world
  • the present world
  • (the world of the) red light districts
hiragana
うきよ

drawing of kanji

浮世

reading of kanji

uki yo

meaning of kanji

  • vivid
  • lifelike
  • graphic
hiragana
やくじょ

drawing of kanji

躍如

reading of kanji

ya kuzi xyo

meaning of kanji

  • the next world
  • the hereafter
  • life after death
hiragana
らいせ

drawing of kanji

来世

reading of kanji

ra ise

meaning of kanji

  • for dear life
  • barely escaping alive
hiragana
いのちからがら

drawing of kanji

命からがら

reading of kanji

inoti karagara

meaning of kanji

  • living a life of leisure with dignity
  • living quietly and comfortably free from worldly cares
  • otium cum dignitate
hiragana
ゆうゆうじてき

drawing of kanji

悠々自適

reading of kanji

yuu yuuzi teki

meaning of kanji

  • immortality
  • eternal life
  • undeath
  • undead
hiragana
ふし

drawing of kanji

不死

reading of kanji

husi

meaning of kanji

  • fixing one’s aim in life
  • deciding one’s life goal
hiragana
りっし

drawing of kanji

立志

reading of kanji

ri ssi

meaning of kanji

  • long life and happiness
hiragana
ふくじゅ

drawing of kanji

福寿

reading of kanji

huku zi xyu

meaning of kanji

  • vocation
  • lifework
  • calling
  • sacred task (esp. the emperor’s rule over the nation)
  • prostitute of the second-highest class (Edo period)
hiragana
てんしょく

drawing of kanji

天職

reading of kanji

ten syo ku

meaning of kanji

  • life
  • thread of life
hiragana
めいみゃく

drawing of kanji

命脈

reading of kanji

mei mi xya ku

meaning of kanji

  • perpetual change caused by karma
  • vicissitudes of life
  • that which is made
hiragana
うい

drawing of kanji

有為

reading of kanji

ui

meaning of kanji

  • all one’s life
  • throughout one’s life
  • as long as one lives
hiragana
しゅうせい

drawing of kanji

終生

reading of kanji

syuu sei

meaning of kanji

  • life
hiragana
いきのね

drawing of kanji

息の根

reading of kanji

iki no ne

meaning of kanji

  • (whether) existent or non-existent
  • life or death
hiragana
ぞんぴ

drawing of kanji

存否

reading of kanji

zo n pi

meaning of kanji

  • passing on to the next life
  • death
  • giving up a struggle
  • submission
  • being at one’s wits’ end
  • being flummoxed
  • coercion
hiragana
おうじょう

drawing of kanji

往生

reading of kanji

o uzi xyo u

meaning of kanji

  • killing
  • destruction of life
  • barbarous
  • callous
  • brutal
  • cruel
  • heartless
hiragana
せっしょう

drawing of kanji

殺生

reading of kanji

se ssyo u

meaning of kanji

  • borderline between life and death
  • verge of death
  • deadline (boundary around a prison which prisoners were not allowed to cross)
hiragana
しせん

drawing of kanji

死線

reading of kanji

si se n

meaning of kanji

  • to revive
  • to come to oneself
  • to be restored to life
hiragana
いきかえる

drawing of kanji

生き返る

reading of kanji

iki kaeru

meaning of kanji

  • veteran
  • (someone) schooled by adversity in many battles
  • (someone) rich in life’s experience gained through much adversity
hiragana
ひゃくせんれんま

drawing of kanji

百戦錬磨

reading of kanji

hi xya kuse n re n ma

meaning of kanji

  • to study
  • to complete (a course)
  • to cultivate
  • to master
  • to order (one’s life)
  • to repair (a fault one has committed)
hiragana
おさめる

drawing of kanji

修める

reading of kanji

osameru

meaning of kanji

  • lifelong separation
hiragana
いきわかれ

drawing of kanji

生き別れ

reading of kanji

iki wakare

meaning of kanji

  • latter half of one’s life
hiragana
こうはんせい

drawing of kanji

後半生

reading of kanji

kou han sei

meaning of kanji

  • ordinary (esp. life or behavior)
  • typical
  • conventional
  • standard
  • average
hiragana
せけんなみ

drawing of kanji

世間並み

reading of kanji

se ken nami

meaning of kanji

  • (having) life-and-death power (over)
hiragana
せいさつよだつ

drawing of kanji

生殺与奪

reading of kanji

sei satu yodatu

meaning of kanji

  • natural span of life
  • 250 years old
hiragana
てんじゅ

drawing of kanji

天寿

reading of kanji

ten zi xyu

meaning of kanji

  • success in life
hiragana
りっしんしゅっせ

drawing of kanji

立身出世

reading of kanji

ri ssi n syuxtu se
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