How to say issei in Japanese



  • generation; lifetime
  • the age; the day

noun / suffix noun:

  • the First - after the name of a king, etc.


  • issei; first-generation Japanese (or Korean, etc.)

Example Sentences

In 1603, when King James I came into power, football was allowed again.
The various animals started going, "Woof, woof!" and "Meow, meow!" and "Cock-a-doodle-doo!"
We all jumped into the water at the same time.

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