さいsai Inflection

prefix / adjectival noun:

  • the most; the extreme

~たる adjective / ~と adverb:

中学生chuugakuseiga英語eigowo学ぶmanabusainosai難関nankanno一つhitotsuga関係代名詞kankeidaimeishiですdesu One of the greatest hurdles facing middle school students learning English is relative pronouns.

Kanji definition:

サイSAIシュSHUもっとmotto.moつまtsuma

utmost; most; extreme

Strokes:
12
Radical:
曰 say
SKIP:
2-4-8
UTF:
6700
JIS208:
26-39
Nanori:
mo
Hangul:
최 [choe]
Pinyin:
zuì
Stroke order:
Example words:
最ももっともmottomo
most; extremely
最大さいだいsaidai
biggest; greatest; largest; maximum
最後さいごsaigo
end; conclusion; / last; final; latest; most recent; / no sooner than; once; right after (often having negative consequences); / one's final moments
最高さいこうsaikou
most; highest; maximum; uppermost; supreme; / best; wonderful; finest
最初さいしょsaisho
beginning; outset; first; onset

Partial results:

さいしょsaisho

~の noun / adverbial noun / temporal noun:

  • beginning; outset; first; onset

最初saisho着るkirumaeni洗濯sentakushiteくださいkudasai Wash before first wearing.

さいきんsaikin

adverbial noun / temporal noun / ~の noun:

  • recently; lately; these days; nowadays; right now

~の noun:

  • nearest; closest

最近saikinkarenoうわさuwasawo耳にしていないmiminishiteinai We haven't heard of him lately.

さいごsaigo

noun:

  • end; conclusion

~の noun:

  • last; final; latest; most recent

expression:

  • no sooner than; once; right after (often having negative consequences) - after -tara form or -ta form followed by "ga"

noun:

  • one's final moments - archaism 最期

大丈夫daijoubu誠実seijitsudeいればireba最後saigoにはniha報われるmukuwareruyo I can assure you that honesty pays in the long run.

伝説densetsuno最後saigono部分bubunha後世kousei付け加えられたtsukekuwaeraretaものmonoda The last part of the legend was added later.

さいこうsaikou Inflection

~の noun / adjectival noun / noun:

  • most; highest; maximum; uppermost; supreme Antonym: 最低
  • best; wonderful; finest Antonym: 最低

kareha現存gensonするsuru最高saikouno芸術家geijutsukaであるdearu He is the greatest living artist.

さいしゅうsaishuu

noun / ~の noun:

  • last; final; closing

最終saishuu電車denshahaいつitsu出ますdemasuka When does the last train leave?

もっともmottomoもともmotomoobs.

adverb:

  • most; extremely

karegaそのsono画家gakawo尊敬sonkeiするsurunohaもっともmottomoda He may well respect the artist.

さいていsaitei Inflection

~の noun / adjectival noun / noun:

  • least; lowest; minimum Antonym: 最高

~の noun / adjectival noun:

  • worst Antonym: 最高
  • awful; horrible; nasty; disgusting

adverb:

  • at the very least

あのano映画eiga最低saitei That movie stinks!

最低saitei You're disgusting.

さいちゅうsaichuuさなかsanaka

adverbial noun / noun:

  • in the middle of; height of; in course of; midst

コンサートKONSAATOno最中saichuuni喋るshaberunoha無作法busahouであるdearu It's bad manners to talk during a concert.

さいぜんsaizen

noun / ~の noun:

  • the very best; utmost

それsorega私たちwatashitachigaimaできるdekiru最善saizenno方法houhouda That's the best way we can do now.

もはやmohaya

adverb:

  • already; now
  • no longer; not any more - with negative verb

もはやmohaya言うiuことkotohaないnai I have nothing further to say.

さいだいsaidai

noun / ~の noun:

  • biggest; greatest; largest; maximum Antonym: 最小

彼のkareno最大saidaino欠点kettenhaしゃべりshaberiすぎるsugiruことkotoda His greatest fault is talking too much.

さいこうさいsaikousai

noun:

最高裁saikousaiga人種jinshu分離bunri教育kyouikuwo攻撃kougeki The Supreme Court attacks school segregation.

さいしゅうてきsaishuuteki Inflection

adjectival noun:

  • final; eventual

われわれwarewareha最終的saishuuteki決定ketteiwo行ったokonatta We've made a final decision.

さいたsaita

~の noun / noun:

さいあくsaiaku Inflection

adjectival noun / ~の noun / noun:

adjectival noun / interjection:

  • horrible; horrid; awful; terrible - colloquialism

adverb:

  • in the worst case; if worst comes to worst - colloquialism

私たちwatashitachiha最悪saiakuno場合baaino覚悟kakugohaできているdekiteiru We are prepared for the worst.

さいしんsaishin

noun / ~の noun:

  • latest; newest; late-breaking (news)

微生物学biseibutsugakuno基本kihonからkara最新saishinno情報jouhouまでmadewo網羅mouraするsuru It covers everything from the fundamentals of microbiology to the latest news.

さいだいげんsaidaigen

noun / ~の noun:

  • maximum

adverbial noun:

  • to the maximum degree

karehaそのsono機会kikaiwo最大限saidaigenni活用katsuyouしたshita He made the most of the chance.

さいしょうげんsaishougen

noun:

  • minimum; lowest

被害higaiha最小限saishougenni食い止められたkuitomerareta The damage was held to a minimum.

さいちょうsaichou

~の noun / noun:

世界sekai最長saichouなのですnanodesu It is the longest in the world.

さいてきsaiteki Inflection

adjectival noun / noun / ~の noun:

  • optimum; the most suitable

karehaこのkono計画keikakuni最適saitekiであるdearu He is the best for this project.

さいせんたんsaisentan

noun / ~の noun:

  • cutting edge; leading edge; forefront

noun:

  • tip; end
さいていげんsaiteigen

noun / ~の noun:

  • minimum

adverbial noun:

  • at the very least

多くookuno会社kaishaga人員jin'inwo最低限saiteigenniまでmade縮小shukushouしたshita A lot of companies have pared their staff down to a minimum.

さいきょうsaikyou

~の noun / noun:

  • strongest

このkono週末shuumatsuにはniha2つfutatsuno最強saikyounoチームCHIIMUga激突gekitotsuするsuru The two strongest teams will clash with each other this weekend.

さいけいこくsaikeikoku

noun:

  • most favored nation; most favoured nation; MFN
さいぜんせんsaizensen

noun:

  • front line; forefront

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