Definition of 系

  • lineage
  • system


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケイ

Popular Words With This Kanji

系, けい

system, lineage, group, corollary, (geological) system (range of strata that correspond to a particular time period), (taxonomical) series

系列, けいれつ

series, sequence, system, order of succession, keiretsu (conglomeration of businesses linked by cross-shareholdings)

日系, にっけい

(of) Japanese descent

体系, たいけい

system, organization, organisation, architecture

生態系, せいたいけい


系統, けいとう

system, family line, geological formation, lineage, ancestry

直系, ちょっけい

direct descent, direct line

水系, すいけい

drainage system

家系, かけい

family lineage

系譜, けいふ

genealogy, pedigree

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