se

noun:

  • back; spine
  • reverse; rear side
  • height; stature
  • ridge (of a mountain)

ジェーンJEENhasewokiniもたれmotareかけてkakete待っていたmatteita Jane was waiting with her back against the tree.

karehasewokabeni向けてmukete立っていたtatteita He stood with his back to the wall.

トムTOMUhaジャックJAKKUtosega同じくらいonajikuraida Tom is as tall as Jack.

せいsei

noun:

Kanji definition:

ハイHAIseせいseiそむsomu.kuそむけるsomu.keru

stature; height; back; behind; disobey; defy; go back on; rebel

Strokes:
9
Radical:
肉⺼月 meat
SKIP:
2-5-4
UTF:
80cc
JIS208:
39-56
Hangul:
배 [bae]패 [pae]
Pinyin:
bèi / bēi
Stroke order:
Example words:
背景はいけいhaikei
background; scenery; backdrop; setting; circumstance; context; / backing; support (from behind the scenes)
背中せなかsenaka
back (of body)
背後はいごhaigo
back; rear; / background; behind the scenes
背任はいにんhainin
breach of trust; malfeasance; malpractice; misappropriation
せいsei
height; stature

Partial results:

atejiせびろsebiroateji

noun:

  • business suit - perhaps from "civil clothes" or "Savile Row"

watashiha新しいatarashii背広sebirowo買ったkatta I bought a new suit of clothes.

せなかsenaka

noun:

  • back (of body)

このkonoブラウスBURAUSUhaボタンBOTANga背中senakaniあるaru This blouse buttons at the back.

せおうseouしょうshouirr. Inflection

godan ~う verb / transitive:

  • to carry on one's back
  • to be burdened with; to take responsibility for
  • to have (something) in the background; to be in front (of something)

godan ~う verb / intransitive verb:

  • to be conceited; to think highly of oneself しょう - in the form しょってる しょってる
はいけいhaikei

noun:

  • background; scenery; backdrop; setting; circumstance; context
  • backing; support (from behind the scenes)

kareha経済的keizaiteki背景haikeigaしっかりshikkariしているshiteiru His economical backing is secure.

はいごhaigo

noun / ~の noun:

  • back; rear
  • background; behind the scenes

びっくりbikkuriさせないでsasenaideyoto彼女kanojohakarega背後haigoni近づいたchikazuitatoki言ったitta "Don't scare me", she screamed as he came up behind her.

そむくsomuku Inflection

godan ~く verb / intransitive verb:

  • to run counter to; to go against; to disobey; to infringe
はいにんhainin Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • breach of trust; malfeasance; malpractice; misappropriation

bou連盟renmeimoto会長kaichouga背任haininno容疑yougide逮捕taihoされましたsaremashita The former president of a certain association has been arrested on suspicion of breach of trust.

せばんごうsebangou

noun:

  • number on player's back

背番号sebangoubanga彼のkarenootoutoですdesu Uniform number No. 7 is his younger brother.

せぼねsebone

noun / ~の noun:

  • spine; backbone; spinal column

私のwatashino背骨seboneno痛みitamihaひどくhidokuなっていますnatteimasu The pain in my back is getting worse.

はいしんhaishin Inflection

noun / ~する noun / ~の noun:

  • betrayal; infidelity

このkono報告houkokuhakareno背信haishinwo裏付けurazukeしているshiteiru This report confirms his betrayal.

せおよぎseoyogi

noun:

  • backstroke (swim.)

どんなにdonnani練習renshuuしてshitemowatashiha背泳ぎseoyogigaできませんでしたdekimasendeshita No matter how hard I practiced, I wasn't able to do the backstroke.

せすじsesuji

noun:

  • spine; line of the backbone
  • seam down the back (of clothing)

それsorewo見てmiteうれしくてureshikute背筋sesujigaぞくぞくzokuzokuしたshita The sight sent chills of delight up my spine.

せたけsetake

noun:

  • stature; height

kareha平均的なheikintekina背丈setakeda He was a man of average height.

せのびsenobi Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • standing on tiptoe and stretching one's back to make oneself taller; stretching oneself
  • overreaching oneself; overstretching oneself; trying to do something beyond one's ability; pushing to the limit

kareha背伸びsenobiwoしてshite失敗shippaiしたshita He bit off more than he could chew.

はいめんhaimen

noun / ~の noun:

  • rear; back; reverse
しょいなげshoinageせおいなげseoinageぜおいなげzeoinage

noun:

  • seoi nage (judo); shoulder throw; back-carry throw - Martial Arts term
せごしsegoshi

noun:

  • thinly slicing soft-boned fish for sashimi
せぐろあじさしseguroajisashi

noun:

  • sooty tern
せわたsewataせワタseWATAせわたsewata

noun:

  • vein of a shrimp (prawn); digestive tract of a shrimp; sand vein
せもじsemoji

noun:

  • lettering on the spine of a book
はいきんhaikin

noun:

  • muscles of the back; back muscles
せびくじらsebikujira

noun:

  • North Pacific right whale (Eubalaena japonica) - obscure term 背美鯨
せどsedo

noun:

  • back door or entrance
せなかをだすsenakawodasu Inflection

expression / godan ~す verb:

  • to bare one's back
はいしんしゃhaishinsha

noun:

  • traitor

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