二世

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Chinese[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

二世

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

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
せい
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

二世 (hiragana にせい, rōmaji nisei)

  1. second generation, foreigner of Japanese parentage
  2. junior
  3. two existences, the present and the future
  4. the second (king of the same name)

References[edit]

  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 978-4-14-011112-3