Definition of 省

  • focus
  • government ministry
  • conserve

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • セイ
  • ショウ
  • かえりみる
  • はぶ

Popular Words With This Kanji

大蔵省, おおくらしょう

(former) Ministry of Finance (succeeded by zaimushou in 2000)

外務省, がいむしょう

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

省, しょう

ministry, department, province (of China), saving, conserving

厚生省, こうせいしょう

Ministry of Health and Welfare (now Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)

同省, どうしょう

the said ministry, the same ministry

通産省, つうさんしょう

(former) Ministry of International Trade and Industry (now Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry), MITI

反省, はんせい

reflection, reconsideration, introspection, meditation, contemplation

文部省, もんぶしょう

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

省庁, しょうちょう

ministries and government offices, the authorities

運輸省, うんゆしょう

Ministry of Transport


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