noun

  1. class, level, stratum, layer, hierarchy.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
階層 かいそう

Contained Kanji Breakdown

storey, stair, counter for storeys of a building
カイ きざはし しな (3rd, N2)
all, everything
みな カイ みんな (7th, N3)
compare, race, ratio
ヒ くら.べる い (5th, N2)
spoon, spoon or katakana hi radical (no. 21)
ヒ さじ (Kentei 1)
white
しろ ハク しら- (1st, N5)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)
stratum, social class, layer
ソウ (6th, N2)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
formerly, once, before
ソ ソウ かつ (11th)
to divide
rice field, rice paddy
た デン たん (1st, N4)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)