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

11 strokes
Radical:
dish
Parts:
boom, prosper, copulate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
712 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 盛大 【セイダイ】 grand, magnificent, lavish, large scale, prosperous, thriving, lively, forceful, powerful, vigorous
  • 盛況 【セイキョウ】 success, prosperity, boom
  • 隆盛 【リュウセイ】 prosperity, flourishing, thriving
  • 士気旺盛 【シキオウセイ】 morale being very high, heightened fighting spirit
  • 盛者 【ショウジャ】 prosperous person, powerful person
  • 盛者必衰 【ジョウシャヒッスイ】 even the prosperous inevitably decay, sic transit gloria mundi, all that's fair must fade
  • 強盛 【キョウセイ】 might, mighty
  • 熾盛 【シジョウ】 vigor (like leaping flames), liveliness

Kun reading compounds

  • 盛る 【もる】 to serve (in a bowl, on a plate, etc.), to dish out, to dish up, to fill (a bowl) with, to pile up, to heap up, to fill up, to stack up, to administer (medicine, poison), to dose out, to prescribe, to put into (e.g. information in a report, meaning in a statement), to mark out (e.g. scale), to graduate (e.g. thermometer), to exaggerate, to apply heavy makeup
  • 盛る 【さかる】 to prosper, to flourish, to copulate (animals)
  • 盛ん 【さかん】 prosperous, flourishing, thriving, successful, popular, widespread, active, lively, energetic, vigorous, brisk, strong, enthusiastic, eager, hearty, frequent, repeated
  • 盛んな歓迎 【さかんなかんげい】 cordial reception

Readings

Japanese names:
もり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sheng4, cheng2
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • auge
  • prosperidad
  • apilar
  • colmar
  • prosperar
  • florecer
  • próspero

Portuguese

  • estrondo
  • prosperar
  • copular

French

  • prospérité
  • boom
  • copuler
921 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1476 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
737 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3116 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
898 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1554 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1469 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
719 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
732 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
922 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1371 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3314 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1717 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2332 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1469 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23001P Morohashi
2675 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3895 New Nelson (John Haig)
1457 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1567 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
925 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1474 2001 Kanji
5h6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
5310.7 Four corner code
1-32-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76db Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
Variants:
period, time, date, term
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
117 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 期 【キ】 period, time, opportunity, chance, occasion, age, term (e.g. in office), session (e.g. of parliament), stage (e.g. of a disease), season (e.g. of a TV series)
  • 期間 【キカン】 period, term, interval
  • 周期 【シュウキ】 cycle, period
  • 当期 【トウキ】 current term (period)
  • 期 【ゴ】 time, moment, limit, time of death, last moment, midnight in red-light districts during the Edo period
  • 期日 【キジツ】 fixed date, settlement date
  • 一期 【イチゴ】 one's whole life, one's lifetime
  • 非業の最期 【ヒゴウノサイゴ】 unnatural death, violent death

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji1, qi1, qi2
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • período
  • plazo
  • intención
  • propósito

Portuguese

  • período
  • tempo
  • data
  • termo

French

  • période
  • temps
  • date
  • terme
183 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
269 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
251 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
119 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3785 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
619 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
614 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1671 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
449 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
456 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
690 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1008 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2139 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1120 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1520 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1781 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14378 Morohashi
1704 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4836 New Nelson (John Haig)
1765 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1902 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
247 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
394 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1946 2001 Kanji
4b8.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
4782.0 Four corner code
1-20-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
671f Unicode hex code