Definition of 氏

  • family name
  • surname
  • clan


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • うじ
  • -うじ

Popular Words With This Kanji

氏, うじ

family name, lineage, birth

同氏, どうし

the said person, he, she, same person

氏名, しめい

full name, identity

両氏, りょうし

both persons

源氏, げんじ

Genji (the character in the Genji Monogatari), the Minamoto family

氏族, しぞく

clan, family

セ氏, セし

Centigrade, Celsius

氏子, うじこ

shrine parishioner

彼氏, かれし


創氏改名, そうしかいめい

the order forced on Koreans to change their names to Japanese ones

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