二世

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Chinese[edit]

two
 
life; age; generation
life; age; generation; era; world; lifetime
simp. and trad.
(二世)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

二世

  1. second generation (e.g. of Chinese Americans)
  2. the second (of monarchs of the same name)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
せい
Grade: 3
goon kan’on
Kanji in this term

Grade: 1

Grade: 3
goon

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()() (nise

  1. two existences, the present and the future

(alternative reading hiragana にせい, rōmaji nisei)

  1. second generation, foreigner of Japanese parentage
  2. junior
  3. the second (king of the same name)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN