Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
Variants:
utmost, most, extreme
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
82 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 最 【サイ】 the most, the extreme, prime, conspicuous
  • 最悪 【サイアク】 worst, horrible, horrid, awful, terrible, in the worst case, if worst comes to worst

Kun reading compounds

  • 最も 【もっとも】 most, extremely
  • 最も重要 【もっともじゅうよう】 most important, central, matters most, overriding, top

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zui4
Korean:
choe

Spanish

  • prefijo para superlativo
  • más
  • sumamente
  • extremadamente

Portuguese

  • Capacidade máxima
  • maior
  • extremo

French

  • le plus
  • ultra-
  • extrême
402 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
510 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
484 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
121 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2146 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
291 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
612 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1742 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
263 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
263 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
439 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1000 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3120 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1599 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2181 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
829 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14301 Morohashi
2472 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2492 New Nelson (John Haig)
821 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
884 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
99 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
587 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3867 2001 Kanji
4c8.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-8 SKIP code
6014.7 Four corner code
1-26-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6700 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
container, open mouth
Parts:
villain, evil, bad luck, disaster
On:
キョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1673 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 凶 【キョウ】 bad luck, bad fortune, evil, wickedness
  • 凶悪 【キョウアク】 atrocious, fiendish, brutal, villainous
  • 元凶 【ゲンキョウ】 ringleader, main culprit, main cause, source
  • 大凶 【ダイキョウ】 terrible luck, very bad luck

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiong1
Korean:
hyung

Spanish

  • mal
  • maldad
  • desastre
  • calamidad

Portuguese

  • vilão
  • mau
  • sorte ruim
  • desastre

French

  • vaurien
  • mauvais
  • malchance
  • désastre
1159 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1725 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
663 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1337 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1085 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
173 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1280 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1354 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1812 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
172 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3679 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1877 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2557 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1503 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1803 Morohashi
2961 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
442 New Nelson (John Haig)
1490 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1603 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1022 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1275 2001 Kanji
0a4.19 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
2277.0 Four corner code
1-22-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51f6 Unicode hex code