Definition of 層

  • stratum
  • social class
  • layer
  • story
  • floor

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ソウ

Popular Words With This Kanji

層, そう

layer, seam, bed, stream, class, sheaf, storey (of a building), story, floor

一層, いっそう

much more, still more, all the more, more than ever, single layer (or storey, etc.), rather, sooner, preferably

高層, こうそう

multistory, multistoried, high-rise, high, tall

断層, だんそう

fault, dislocation, gap, discrepancy

階層, かいそう

class, level, stratum, layer, hierarchy

地層, ちそう

stratum, geological formation, layer, bed (coal, gravel, etc.)

年齢層, ねんれいそう

age range, age-group, age bracket

上層, じょうそう

upper stratum (classes, stories, storeys)

深層, しんそう

depths, deep level

重層, じゅうそう

multistoried, multilayered


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