さいsai

noun:

いさらisaraいささisasa

prefix:

  • small; little - いさら usu. refers to water - archaism
ささsasaさざsaza

prefix:

ささらsasaraさざらsazaraさざれsazare

prefix:

  • small; little; fine

noun:

  • fine pattern ささら - archaism 細形
  • pebble さざれ - abbreviation 細石
ほそhoso

noun:

prefix noun:

  • slender; narrow; weak

suffix noun:

  • narrowness - as ぼそ

Kanji definition:

サイSAIほそhoso.iほそhoso.ruこまkoma.kaこまかいkoma.kai

dainty; get thin; taper; slender; narrow; detailed; precise

Strokes:
11
Radical:
糸糹 silk, thread
SKIP:
1-6-5
UTF:
7d30
JIS208:
26-57
Hangul:
세 [se]
Pinyin:
Stroke order:
Example words:
細胞さいぼうsaibou
cell
細かいこまかいkomakai
small; / fine; minute; / minor; trivial; / sensitive; attentive
詳細しょうさいshousai
details; particulars; specifics; / detailed; specific; minute
細かくこまかくkomakaku
minutely; finely
細菌さいきんsaikin
bacterium; bacteria; germ

Partial results:

ほそいhosoi Inflection

adjective:

  • thin; slender; fine
  • unlucky (billiards slang) - slang

kareha太っているfutotteiruくせにkusenikoeha細いhosoi His voice is thin even though he is fat.

こまかいkomakai Inflection

adjective:

meno細かいkomakai織りorinoカーペットKAAPETTOga一般的にippantekiniha価値kachiga高いtakai Tightly-knit carpets are generally more valuable.

わたしwatashihaこまかいkomakaitenまでmadeしらべましたshirabemashita I went into details.

必ずしもkanarazushimo成長seichou段階dankaino子供たちkodomotachiwoあまりamari細かいkomakai神経shinkeiwoつかってtsukatte扱うatsukauべきbekiでないdenai Growing children should not always be handled with kid gloves.

さいぼうsaibouさいほうsaihou

noun / ~の noun:

  • cell - Biology term

このkono地域社会chiikishakaini住むsumu一人一人ha健康なkenkouna人間ningenga持つmotsu免疫men'eki機構kikouno細胞saibounoようなyounaものmonoda Every person in this community is like a cell in the immune system of a healthy human body.

さいきんsaikin

noun:

  • bacterium; bacteria; germ

このkono化学薬品kagakuyakuhinha細菌saikinno繁殖hanshokuwo防ぐfuseguだろうdarou This chemical will prevent germs from breeding.

さいくsaiku Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • work; craftsmanship; tactics; trick
こまやかkomayaka Inflection

adjectival noun:

  • tender; warm; caring; thoughtful
  • meticulous; detailed; attentive
  • deep (of a colour); thick (e.g. fog)

愛情aijouこまやかなkomayakana老夫婦roufuufuwo見るmirunohaいいiiものmonoda It is pleasant to watch a loving old couple.

こまかくkomakaku

adverb:

  • minutely; finely
さいぶsaibu

noun:

  • details; particulars

今後kongoどんなdonna細部saibuにもnimo注意chuuiwo払いharaiなさいnasaiyo You must pay attention to every minute detail from now on.

こまかkomaka Inflection

adjectival noun:

  • small; fine; detailed; stingy

宇宙uchuufukuha宇宙uchuu飛行hikoushiたちtachiwo細かkomakana宇宙塵uchuujintono衝突shoutotsuによるniyoru怪我kegaからkara守るmamoru Spacesuits protect astronauts from being injured from impacts of small bits of space dust.

ほそながいhosonagai Inflection

adjective:

  • long and narrow
ささやかsasayaka Inflection

adjectival noun:

  • meagre; meager; modest

これkorehaあなたanatano親切shinsetsuに対するnitaisuruささやかなsasayakanaお礼oreinoshirushiですdesu This is a small acknowledgement of your kindness.

こまかいことkomakaikoto

expression:

  • trifles; minor details
さいしんsaishin Inflection

adjectival noun / noun / ~の noun:

  • meticulous; careful; discreet; scrupulous; prudent

watashiたちtachihaトムTOMUno気持ちkimochiwo傷つけkizutsukeないnaiようyou細心saishinno注意chuuiwo払うharau必要hitsuyougaあるaruto思うomou I think we need to be very careful not to hurt Tom's feelings.

さいぶんsaibun Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • subdivision (into small parts)
こまごまkomagoma Inflection

adverb / ~と adverb / ~する noun:

  • minutely; in detail; with particular attention

kareha細々とkomagomatoおもちゃやomochayawoやっているyatteiru He keeps a toyshop in a small way.

ほそぼそhosoboso

adverb / ~と adverb:

  • poor (living)
  • barely continuing; just scraping along

noun or verb acting prenominally:

  • very narrow - as ... とした

ムリMURIエルERUさんsanhaバイトBAITOde細細とkomagomato暮らしているkurashiteiru Muriel is making a poor living from her part-time job.

ほそぼそとhosobosotoしたshitaアクセスAKUSESUyaたまにtamaniくるkuruメールMEERUなどnadoni励まされhagemasareズルズルZURUZURUここkokoまでmadeきてkiteしまいましたshimaimashita Encouraged by the continuing trickle of hits and the rarely arriving email I've somehow kept going till now.

さいぼうないsaibounai

noun / ~の noun:

  • inside the cell; intracellular
さいもくsaimoku

noun:

  • particulars; details; specified items
ほそるhosoru Inflection

godan ~る verb / intransitive verb:

  • to get thin; to taper off
ほそうでhosoude

noun:

  • thin arm; slender arm
  • slender means; meager ability to earn a living
ほそみちhosomichi

noun:

  • narrow path; narrow lane
ほそみhosomi

noun / ~の noun:

  • narrow; thin (sized); slender
ささめゆきsasameyuki

noun:

  • light snow fall; small snow flakes
さいけんsaiken Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • (visual) scrutiny; close inspection
さいぼうぶんれつsaiboubunretsu

noun:

  • cell division

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