Nisei

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Nisei Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Nisei Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Nisei (一世?, literally, "second generation") is a Japanese language term used in countries in North America, South America and Australia to name the children born to Japanese people who immigrated. The emigrants or immigrants who were born in Japan are called Issei; and their children born in the new country are called Nisei (second generation). The grandchildren of Issei are called Sansei (third generation).

The character and uniqueness of the Nisei is recognized in its social history.



Nisei Sample Sentences in News


  • Proposed center honors actions by nisei
    To preserve the firsthand accounts and memories of the villagers of Bruyeres liberated by Japanese-American soldiers more than 70 years ago, French tourism officials have taken the first step in what they hope will be a $12 million visitor center. Read more on this news related to 'Nisei'
  • Proposed center in France honors actions in WWII by nisei
    To preserve the firsthand accounts and memories of the villagers of Bruyeres liberated by Japanese-American soldiers more than 70 years ago, French tourism officials have taken the first step in what they hope will be a $12 million visitor center. Read more on this news related to 'Nisei'
  • 'They will never forget': France honors Big Island nisei soldiers
    If World War II hadn’t broken out, Iwao Yonemitsu might have become a teacher. Read more on this news related to 'Nisei'

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