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First Book of the Bible
chuàng shì jì
sou sei ki
Genesis Scroll

創世記 is the Japanese and Chinese for Genesis, the first book of Moses in the Bible.

Create / Creation

chuàng zào
sou zou
Create / Creation Scroll

創造 means to create, to bring about, to produce or simply creative or creation.

The first character here means to create, Genesis, or origin.
The second means to make or build.

The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
sou sei ki / souseiki / so sei ki / soseikichuàng shì jì
chuang4 shi4 ji4
chuang shi ji
ch`uang shih chi
chuang shih chi
sou zou / souzou / so zo / sozochuàng zào
chuang4 zao4
chuang zao
ch`uang tsao
chuang tsao
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.

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Simple Dictionary Definition



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chuàng shì jì / chuang4 shi4 ji4
ch`uang shih chi / chuang shih chi
 souseiki / soseki / そうせいき
Create / Creation Scroll
Book of Genesis; First Book of Moses
Genesis (book of the Bible)

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/ qi3
ch`i / chi
 ki / はじめ
to rise; to raise; to get up; to set out; to start; to appear; to launch; to initiate (action); to draft; to establish; to get (from a depot or counter); verb suffix, to start; starting from (a time, place, price etc); classifier for occurrences or unpredictable events: case, instance; classifier for groups: batch, group
(irregular okurigana usage) source; origin; cause; beginning; genesis; (female given name) Hajime
To rise, raise, start, begin; uprising; tr. utpada; to arise



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chuàng shì / chuang4 shi4
ch`uang shih / chuang shih
 sousei / sose / そうせい
the creation (in mythology and Genesis 1-2); the first foundational steps
creation of the world; (personal name) Sousei


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yuán shǐ / yuan2 shi3
yüan shih
 genshi / げんし
first; original; primitive; original (document etc)
(noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) origin; beginning; genesis; (adj-no,n) (2) primeval; primordial; primitive; (given name) Hajime


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 hassei / hasse / はっせい (n,vs,adj-no) (1) outbreak; spring forth; occurrence; incidence; (n,vs,adj-no) (2) generation (e.g. of power or heat); genesis; origin; (n,vs,adj-no) (3) (See 個体発生) ontogeny; development of complex multicellular structures from cell(surname) in a simple state


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 hottan / ほったん origin; genesis; opening; start; beginning



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bā bié tǎ / ba1 bie2 ta3
pa pieh t`a / pa pieh ta
Tower of Babel, in Genesis 11:5-foll.


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bō tí fá / bo1 ti2 fa2
po t`i fa / po ti fa
Potiphar, the captain of the pharaoh's guard (in the account of Joseph in the Book of Genesis)


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 juuouki / juoki / じゅうおうき (product name) Altered Beast (1989 Sega Arcade game, ported to Mega Drive (Genesis))


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 okori / おこり source; origin; cause; beginning; genesis


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 koushouseiinron / koshosenron / こうしょうせいいんろん metallogeny; ore genesis


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 megadoraibu / メガドライブ (product name) (Sega) Mega Drive; (product name) MD (US equiv: Genesis)


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 eangerion / エヴァンゲリオン (c) Neon Genesis Evangelion (media franchise)


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 shinseikieangerion / shinsekieangerion / しんせいきエヴァンゲリオン (c) Neon Genesis Evangelion (media franchise)


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 umeyofueyochinimiteyo / うめよふえよちにみてよ (expression) (proverb) (from Genesis 1:28) be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth


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 okori / おこり source; origin; cause; beginning; genesis


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 umeyofueyochinimiteyo / うめよふえよちにみてよ (expression) (proverb) (from Genesis 1:28) be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth

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