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:
Chinese:
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
26-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6700 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
axe
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
51 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 新 【シン】 new, neo-, newness, novelty, Gregorian calendar, Xin dynasty (China, 9-23 CE), Hsin dynasty
  • 新鋭 【シンエイ】 young and energetic, up-and-coming, new and excellent, newly produced, up-and-comer
  • 維新 【イシン】 reformation, revolution, renewal, Meiji Restoration
  • 改新 【カイシン】 reformation

Kun reading compounds

  • 新しい 【あたらしい】 new, novel, fresh, recent, latest, up-to-date, modern
  • 新しい女 【あたらしいおんな】 liberated woman
  • 新た 【あらた】 new, fresh, novel
  • 新田 【しんでん】 new rice field, newly developed rice field, wasteland or marshland newly reclaimed as a rice field (Edo period)

Readings

Japanese names:
あせ、 あたらし、 し、 に、 にっ、 につ、 よし
Chinese:
xin1
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • nuevo
  • fresco

Portuguese

  • novo

French

  • nouveau
256 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
165 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
148 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
36 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2080 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
178 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
55 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1965 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
174 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
174 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
85 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
956 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2239 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1166 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1516 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13572 Morohashi
1784 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2387 New Nelson (John Haig)
1502 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1619 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
80 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
226 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
454 2001 Kanji
5b8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
0292.1 Four corner code
31-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b0 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
slice
Parts:
printing block, printing plate, edition, impression, label
On:
ハン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
802 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 版 【ハン】 edition, version, printing, impression, implementation (e.g. software), plate, block, cast, editions of a publication
  • 版画 【ハンガ】 woodcut, woodblock print, art print
  • 図版 【ズハン】 plate, illustration, figure
  • 製版 【セイハン】 plate-making (printing)

Readings

Chinese:
ban3
Korean:
pan

Spanish

  • edición
  • impresión

Portuguese

  • Imprimir
  • edição
  • impressão
  • rótulo

French

  • édition
  • bloc d'impression
  • plaque d'impression
  • impression
  • version
861 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
791 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
770 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
677 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2843 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
689 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
725 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1046 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1089 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1142 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1288 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1082 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
585 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
775 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1221 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19817 Morohashi
872 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3526 New Nelson (John Haig)
1213 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1298 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
691 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1267 2001 Kanji
2j6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
2104.7 Four corner code
40-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7248 Unicode hex code