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サイ/SAI/    わざわ.い/wazawa.i/SAI/サイ/    wazawa.i/わざわ.い/

disaster;  calamity;  woe;  curse;  evil Frenchdésastre;  catastrophe;  calamité;  malheur Portuguesedesastre;  calamidade;  desgraça;  maldição;  mau Spanishdesastre;  calamidad;  catástrofe

Radical: (fire).   Strokes: 7画.   Elements: 火巛.   Variants: .   Pinyin: zāi.   Hangul:  [jae].

Jōyō Kanji 5th Grade.   JLPT N1.

Example compounds:
サイSAIしんさいshinsai】earthquake disaster; Great Kanto Earthquake (1923)
じんさいjinsai】man-made calamity
保険ろうさいほけんrōsaihoken】worker's accident insurance
わざわwazawaiわざわいwazawai】calamity; catastrophe
いするわざわいするwazawaisuru】to be the ruin of (a person)
いを招くわざわいをまねくwazawaiwomaneku】to bring calamity upon oneself; to invite disaster; to court disaster
Codepoints and classification codes:
707dUnicode
26-50JIS X 0208
2-3-4SKIP
4d3.3TKD
2280.9Four Corner
2762De Roo
Dictionary indices:
1448Classic Nelson
3400The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
2206New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
1400Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
167Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
1061A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
788Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
18879Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 7 p. 377
680A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
1335Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
789Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
1510Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
707Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
667Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
873Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
1263Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
169Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig

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